C. Gilden, Daly City Public Library Director
Simmons, Assistant Library Director
TO SPEAK ON FILIPINO PRIDE
Daly City – Mona Lisa Yuchengco,
publisher and president of Filipinas Magazine,
will be the featured speaker at the Serramonte
Library, from 2 to 3 p.m., this Saturday, June
14. One of the highly-profiled Filipino-Americans
in the Bay Area, she will speak on “Filipino
Pride: Where We Are Now and What We Should Do.”
Filipinas Magazine is a monthly publication
distributed in North America, with readership
over 100,000, according to the Audit Bureau of
Circulation. Aside from being the magazine’s
founder, Yuchengco is also affiliated with various
organizations, including the Philippine International
Aid, a non-profit organization that provides scholarship
and other educational assistance to about 500
indigent and disabled children in Manila annually.
She is a board member of the University of San
Francisco’s Center for Pacific Rim, a founding
member of the New California Media, and a member
of the President’s Council at Skyline College,
Asian American Arts Foundation and Asian Pacific
Fund, among others.
“Mona Lisa Yuchengco is a trailblazer who
leads a courageous and colorful life. The Daly
City community will surely enjoy to have such
a respected professional and an inspiring person
as its prized speaker this Saturday,” noted
Library Director Susanna Gilden.
The lecture is sponsored by the Daly City Public
Library, in affiliation with the Philippine Association
of University Women – USA (PAUW-USA).
Serramonte Library is located at 40 Wembley Drive,
adjacent to Gellert and Hickey Boulevards. For
more information, call (650) 991-8023.