The Filipino Young Professionals of Washington DC

We are organized exclusively for recreational, social, educational, and charitable purposes. The purpose of FYP-DC is to create a network of young professionals in the Washington, DC area, to provide education about Filipino-American heritage through social activities, and to contribute to the local Filipino-American community through volunteerism and charitable events.

Special Spotlight: Dr. Bart Santos

A special spotlight goes out to former FYP Social Chair and Dragon Boater Dr. Bart Santos, a dentist who graduated from Rowan University and got his DMD from Temple Dental School and the brother-in-law of the wonderful Randy Lizardo. He also is a DJ and is...

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Weekly Spotlight: Patrice Cleary

Our weekly spotlight focuses on the beloved Patrice Cleary who owns the amazing Purple Patch, a staple of FYP. Along with being an incredible cook, she also considers herself a "pool shark" who won MVP for her skill level. Cleary is a "pyromaniac" and also sets her...

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Manila Mail and FYP Collaborate for Filipino Stories

ANNOUNCEMENT: We love hearing your stories at FYP! As a professional and cultural organization, YOUR journeys matter the most to us. That is why Manila Mail, the Filipino community newspaper and FYP are partnering to start featuring FYP's stories. Do you have some...

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Become part of an organization that provides education about Filipino-American heritage through social activities.

Join us or come support FYP-DC racing teams of Lapu Lapu Warriors and Silang Heroes as they compete against other local Dragon Boat teams at the Annual D.C. Dragon Boat Festival.

We create a network of young professionals in the Washington, DC area through our professional networking events and happy hours.


FYP provides a wonderful opportunity for young professionals in the DC area to improve themselves personally and professionally.