05/07/2012: CONSULATE HOLDS BRIEFING FOR FAYLP PARTICIPANTS
Los Angeles, 5 July 2012 – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles held a briefing on 2 July 2012 at the Consulate General for the participants to the Filipino American Youth Leadership Program (FAYLP). Ten (10) participants were chosen from around 400 applications received by the Philippine Embassy and Consulates General throughout the United States.
Ms. Francine Maigue and Mr. Alexander de Ocampo, who live in Chula Vista and Los Angeles, respectively, attended the briefing organized by the Consulate in preparation for their trip to the Philippines.
Expenses for the travel to Manila of the 10 chosen participants will be fully funded. They will take part in the 7th Ambassadors, Consuls General, and Tourism Directors (ACGTD) Tour scheduled from July 11 to 14, 2012 as well as a special 2-day program on July 15 and 16, where they will be given the chance to meet with captains of industry, young officials in government, those involved in traditional and social entrepreneurship, and other prominent Filipinos. Also being considered in the 2-day program are visits to leading academic institutions, information technology sites, and cultural centers.
Photo shows Ms. Francine Maigue (right) and Mr. Alexander de Ocampo (2nd right), both participants to the Filipino American Youth Leadership Program (FAYLP), during a briefing by the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles led by Consul General Mary Jo Bernardo Aragon.
Right photo shows the officers of the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles led by Consul General Mary Jo Bernardo Aragon (2nd from right) pose with Ms. Francine Maigue (center) and Mr. Alexander de Ocampo (3rd from right), both participants to the Filipino American Youth Leadership Program (FAYLP). Also in photo are Mr. Daniel R. Espiritu, Deputy Consul General; Mr. Archimedes Gomez, Trade Representative; and, Ms. Annie Cuevas-Lim, Tourism Director.