Artwork for podcast The Filipino American Woman Project
136: "We’re all the same. Why am I going to divide us based on class?" Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month with Paulette Imperial and Discord community members
Episode 37Bonus Episode13th May 2022 • The Filipino American Woman Project • Jen Amos
00:00:00 01:11:02

Share Episode


136: "We’re all the same. Why am I going to divide us based on class?" Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month with Paulette Imperial and Discord community members

Happy Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month! Bulosan Center and TFAW Project's intern Paulette Imperial joins us as our special guest for this bonus episode to share her interest in Filipino genealogy and Philippines political dynasties. We also welcome our Discord community members to partake as our audience: members Jeremy and Clarissa, and new TFAW Project listener Tsuki.

This interview is also available on video:

Connect with Paulette:

Newsletter Articles Written by Paulette:


Join us in finishing Part 3 of Dawn Mabalon's book Little Manila Is In The Heart at our next book club on Friday, May 20th at 12 PM (PDT) / 3 PM (EDT)! Simply buy is a minimum of one cup of boba at


LOVE OUR SHOW? Show your support and get exclusive access to the "Tsismis with Jen & Nani" podcast by visiting


NEWSLETTER: Receive the latest stories and life lessons from our community by subscribing to our newsletter:

ABOUT US: Welcome to the Filipino American Woman Project - A Podcast Show that shares stories and life lessons told by individuals living (or have lived) in America, that are of Filipino descent and identify as female or non-binary.

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:

CONTACT US: Find us on social media: Instagram @thefilipinoamericanwoman, Facebook @thefilipinoamericanwoman, Twitter @thefilamwoman, YouTube

Learn more about our co-hosts Jen at and Nani at

Have something to share? Email Jen at or Nani at or leave us a voice or text message at 415-484-TFAW(8329)



More from YouTube