Lili Tarachand honored nationally as a filipina of distinction

The Filipina Women's Network (FWN) has selected Lili Tarachand, Founder and CEO of LTD Global as one of the 100 Most Influential Filipina American Women in the United States

PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Filipina Women's Network (FWN) has selected Lili Tarachand, Founder and CEO of LTD Global as one of the 100 Most Influential Filipina American Women in the United States.  She was recognized in the "Builders & Emerging Leaders " award category; defined as women  making their mark in a large workplace environment, displaying high energy and skill in a leadership role at a U. S. based corporation, nonprofit institution, government agency, or organization in any field.

The 100 Most Influential Filipina American Women in the United States Award™ is a celebration of leadership, inspiration and achievement.  It honors Filipina women who are changing the face of power and influence in their communities, organizations and the U. S. workplace.

"These influential Filipina American women are dynamic entrepreneurs, rising stars under 30, emerging builders and executives who have moved through the ranks in large organizations, nonprofits and government agencies. They are powerful examples of women doing extraordinary work who will motivate our youth and future leaders," said Dr. Mutya San Agustin Shaw of the FWN100 Nationwide Search and Selection Committee. "They were selected from nominations submitted from 23 states."

The 100 Most Influential Filipina American Women in the United States Award™ is a working recognition award, a dream with a meaningful purpose: double the number of Filipina women leaders by 2012. The awardees are asked to femtor a protégé and attend the Filipina Leadership Summit on August 30 thru September 1, 2012 in San Francisco.

"Pinay Power 2012 began in 2006 with a dream to inspire, inform, and advance Filipina women leaders who would influence the Filipino American community's future. It provides a critical pathway for successful women who care about advancement, achievement, and purpose," said Marily Mondejar, President of Filipina Women's Network.  "These awardees are not only talking about change from a bi-cultural perspective, but plan to be part of making change happen in their organizations and communities." 

"Filipina Women's Network honored these amazing women at a gala awards celebration on Friday, August 31, 2012 at the Stanford Court Hotel in San Francisco," said Susie Quesada, Executive Vice President of Ramar Foods and board member of FWN. "The awards gala was the highlight of the 9th Filipina Leadership Summit from August 30 thru September 1st.  Awardees shared this inspiring evening with their daughters, sons, mothers, grandmothers, young women and men and their bosses from their organizations."

Highlights of the summit were the Mayor's Reception at City Hall, "Powerful Pinays at the Bay" – a power walk at the Golden Gate Bridge, and the popular Pinay Speed Femtoring event with 100 young Filipina professionals and students who met and learn from the FWN100 of 2012.


About Lili Tarachand

Lili Tarachand is the Founder and CEO of Pleasanton LTD Global, LLC. Lili's specialty lies in financial and management accounting. She also has experience in global supply chain, treasury management, tax and human resources. She has led projects in ERP, MRP and accounting software implementation. Lili has worked in manufacturing, software, professional services and non-profit sectors; working for.    Unilever, a software start-up company and Siebel (now Oracle). Lili graduated with a double major- degree in Business Administration and Accounting from the University of the Philippines, Diliman.  Lili is a CA CPA licensee candidate and a CA Certified Tax Preparer. Lili volunteers in various local non-profit causes and is active in the local community.  She is passionate about promoting entrepreneurship and job creation in the Fil-Am and Asian community


About LTD Global

LTD Global provides customized Accounting, Tax and HR services to small-medium sized companies and non-profits. They cater to clients that are based locally or overseas. Their network of associates include CPA's, bookkeepers and experienced accounting and HR individuals who have expertise in different areas of the business.  They also offer experts in QuickBooks and have solid experience in different industries.   LTD Global is certified under the US SBA (Small Business Office) Federal 8a Program, CA Small Business Program, Alameda County's Small, Local and Emerging Business Program and is a certified woman-owned business under Women Business Enterprise Council.


About Filipina Women's Network (FWN)

FWN is a national nonprofit professional organization founded to raise awareness of the activities, careers and status of women of Philippine ancestry who are residents of the United States.  FWN's mission is to advance Filipina women in the U.S. workplace through programs and activities that enhance public perceptions of Filipina women's capacities to lead and to build the Filipina community's pipeline of qualified leaders, to increase the odds that some Filipinas will rise to the president position in many sectors.;


About the 100 Most Influential Filipina American Women in the U.S. Awards™ (FWN100)

The Most Influential Filipina American Women in the United States Award™ recognizes women of Philippine ancestry, having reached status for outstanding work in their respective fields are recognized for their leadership and achievements in the workplace and their communities.

The awardees are asked to femtee a young Filipina and bring her to the Filipina Summit in San Francisco. The FWN100 awards program is part of a larger game plan called "Pinay Power 2012" - a dream with a meaningful purpose - to double the number of Filipina women leaders by 2012. 


About the Filipina Leadership Summit

Filipina Women's Network's annual Filipina Leadership Summit is the leading national forum of its kind. Filipina professionals - decision makers in leading industries - gather annually to learn the latest developments for multicultural professionals in the U.S. workplace and make the connections that will advance their businesses and professional careers. More info:

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