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.


FYP DC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that focuses on professional development of the next generation of leaders. The organization is also focused on Philippine cultural exposure and education, charitable events, and the continued support of other community organizations at large.

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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Trailblazer Filipino American Women Veterans Make History

March is Women's History Month Throughout the U.S. military history, many Asian immigrants to the United States enlisted and served alongside their counterparts all the way back to the Civil War. More importantly, many women started to formally enlist in the early...

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Weekly Spotlight: Francis Yu and Jill Yu

Since it's the month of love, we wanted to give our weekly spotlight to two people who met through FYP, Jill Yu and her husband, Francis Yu! Here is their story! "Our romance started in a very typical Washingtonian way -- at a networking event. For us it just so...

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Weekly Spotlight: Dr. Julian Gapud

Today, we focus on Dr. Julian Gapud, a General Dentist at Davidson Dental Associates on K Street. He just moved back to DC from South Carolina and we are grateful he is back with his many gifts and talents! Here are some of his interests: I am refining my basic salsa...

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Weekly Spotlight: Mark Arevalo, Former FYP Vice President

Our second weekly spotlight focuses on former FYP Vice President, Mark Arevalo! An active community leader, Mark's passion for his professional and cultural life always shines through. Here are some fast facts about him. Past: FYP-DC, Vice-President Current: NaFFAA...

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Weekly Spotlight: Danielle Agraviador

Our first weekly spotlight focuses on Danielle Agraviador, who earned her Masters in Public Health from George Washington University in 2017! Here are some tidbits about her. Career: Research Assistant, Comprehensive Cancer Control for the Institute for...

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FYP-DC 2018 Kick-Off Happy Hour

Filipino Young Professionals hosting 2018 Kick-Off Happy Hour FYP opening the year with 2018 Kick-Off Happy Hour Washington DC: The Washington DC chapter of FYP (i.e. Filipino Young Professionals) is opening the New Year with a 2018 Kick-Off Happy Hour at Purple Patch...

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We are moving!

Yes, FYP-DC is moving...virtually. New year, new look! After five years, we are redesigning our website and will be launching it in a few weeks. Stay tuned for a new layout and more exciting contents for the new year.Join FYP-DC so you don't miss out on any of our...

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Latest Events

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

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FYP Boat Racing

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.

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

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