The Outstanding Filipino Americans in New York announces the 2012 winners

Congratulations to all the TOFA-NY 2012 Winners

Congratulations to all 2012 The Outstanding Filipino Americans in New York awardees!

ARTS & CULTURE
Eduardo Sicangco: Stage and costume designer for Broadway and Hollywood.

BUSINESS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Edwin Josue of Halstead Realty. Real estate broker.

COMMUNITY SERVICE & ADVOCACY
Yves Nibungco of Anakbayan NY/NJ: Chair of progressive group serving mostly new immigrant youths.

EDUCATION, RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY
Agnes ‘Bing’ Magtoto: Adjunct Professor teaching Elementary Filipino I & II, a language and culture course at NYU.

ENTERTAINMENT
Kirby Asunto: Young singer, a protégé talent of Manny Pacquiao.FASHION & STYLE


Danelle Izza Dungca: Fashion designer and creative director of ONE 10 Collection.

FOR FOOD & RESTAURANTS
Anthony and Lisa Siopongo of Casa Manila

HEALTH CARE
Jona Jane Tajonera: Health care consultant.

LGBT ADVOCACY
Cecilio Asuncion: Writer-producer behind the documentary “What’s the T” about the lives of five transgender women.

MEDIA & PUBLISHING
Ryan Songalia: Boxing reporter for RingTV.

PUBLIC SERVICE & POLITICS
Mayor Guillermo Udarbe: Doctor and Mayor of Ridgway, PA.

YOUTH & SPORTS
Advancement for Rural Kids, Inc.: Nonprofit that raises funds to improve the health and provide education for school-age children in the Philippines.
 
 

TOFA-NY was created to give recognition to individuals and organizations that have raised the profile of the Filipino American community in a unique and positive way—and to celebrate their achievements.
 
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