The Filipino Young Professionals of Washington DC


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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.

Our annual conference will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2019. Ticket sales are live so buy yours today!

The conference will be held at the George Washington University, Elliott School of International Affairs, 1957 E St NW, Washington, DC.

We publish the most up-to-date information on our social media platforms so follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn so you won’t miss out on this awesome event!

More information  here on our website .  

Conference information via Facebook


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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ICYMI: Pathways to Law

Did you miss our Pathways to Law: FALA and FYP Networking and Development Series? Not to worry, you can watch the live-streamed event below or go to our Facebook page for those of you who couldn't make it.  ...

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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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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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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.

Learn More About FYP Dragon Boat Teams


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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.