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151: "It's a gift to know, to honor, and to evolve our ancestors' history from here on out." Jayme Sy's Instagram Live Interview with Jen and Nani
Episode 1323rd December 2022 • The Filipino American Woman Project • Jen Amos
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151: "It's a gift to know, to honor, and to evolve our ancestors' history from here on out." Jayme Sy's Instagram Live Interview with Jen and Nani

At the end of Filipino American History Month (FAHM), Kara and Jayme invited Jen and Nani to chat via Instagram Live! They talk about how TFAW Project was founded, their family backgrounds, favorite parts of Filipino American history, how colonization affects us today, and Filipino folklore and spirituality. Finally, they wrap up by answering the question: what would you say to your younger Filipino self?

This conversation is also available on YouTube:

For the original Instagram Live Replay:

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ABOUT US: Welcome to the Filipino American Woman Project - A Podcast Show that shares stories and life lessons told by American women of Filipino descent. For Season 4, Jen and Nani pivot the show to focus on their journey as podcasters, content creators, and entrepreneurs -- with a focus on advocating for Filipino American women storytellers and authors.

UPCOMING BOOK: Special thanks to the Bulosan Center for Filipino Studies at UC Davis for the opportunity to present our academic paper, Pinay Podcasters: Building a Self-Sustaining Community Through Storytelling, Collective Healing & Learning, and Collaboration. The initial draft is now available! Read more at

RECOGNITION: In December 2020 and December 2021, we received an Honorable Mention at the Asian American Podcaster's Golden Crane Podcast Awards. August 2020, Jen Amos participated as a speaker on behalf of TFAW Project for PodFest Global, which now holds the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for Largest Attendance for a Virtual Podcasting Conference in One Week. May 2020, we were recognized as “Amplifying Asian Women Voices” on Spotify during AAPI Heritage Month.

We've also been featured in Realtime Community Oakland, Mochi Magazine, Ossa Collective, SUPERBANDS, Chopsticks Alley, FoundHer by Entrepinayship, Spotify, PodFest Expo, Philippine American Foundation for Charities, When In Manila, You Are Collect;ve, San Diego Union Tribune, NBC 7 San Diego, and much more! Read more at:

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