Filipino Young ProfessionalS
Remember to save the dates and get involved:
Early Bird Sweepstakes Drawing - Monday, February, 19th (7:30 pm EST)
Career Workshop Day @ George Washington University - Sunday, February 25th
Filipino Heritage Night @ Washington Wizards Game - Sunday, March 17th
Hiking with FYP @ Billy Goat Trail (Great Falls, MD) - Saturday, April 27th
Bataan Memorial Death March - TBD sometime in March/April
Dragon Boat Festibal & Race - Saturday, May 18th
Currently looking for 18 paddlers to join our mixed-gender team (please email email@example.com if interested)
The Filipino Young Professionals of Washington, DC is organized exclusively for recreational, social, educational, & charitable purposes.
Our goals of this 501(c)3 organization are:
To create & sustain a network of young professionals in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
To provide education about Filipino American heritage through cultural & recreational activities.
To contribute to the Washington DC Filipino American community through charity & volunteer based events.
FYP primarily aspires to support the professional development and career advancement of its members. Through engagements such as the mentorship program, networking events, and the annual conference, FYP aims to increase members’ access to support and information to help them realize their professional aspirations.
Culture & History
In addition to being a professional organization, FYP also seeks to deepen understanding and celebrate elements of Filipino and Filipino-American history and culture as Filipino communities across the country evolve through generations.
FYP seeks to channel its members’ time, talent, and resources to contribute to community development and emergency relief efforts locally, nationally, and in the Philippines. Fundraisers, advocacy, and volunteerism are among the ways FYP will achieve this pillar.
Social & Recreational
FYP hosts social events to foster a sense of belonging and community among its members, and for fun and recreation. Activities under this pillar include happy hours, hikes, karaoke, dragon boat races, kickball, and holiday parties among others.