Episode 35

bonus
Published on:

18th Mar 2022

134: "My sanity is more important than keeping up with appearances." Old money, chosen family, and a purposeful life with Rachel Hernandez

This episode is also available on YouTube: https://youtu.be/BsXMMW1Te0c

134: "My sanity is more important than keeping up with appearances." Old money, chosen family, and a purposeful life with Rachel Hernandez

Thanks to your support on BuyUsBoba.com, we've invited Best-Selling Author, Real Estate Investor, International Speaker, Podcaster, and TFAW Project community member Rachel Hernandez as a special guest for our bonus episode!

Rachel shares her family history of 'old money,' coming to America thanks to the Immigration Act of 1965, and being shielded from poverty at a young age. She shares how she tries to balance work and family (despite the influence of her workaholic father), defining her chosen family, being financially independent from her parents, how she probably would've made for a bad trophy wife, and much more.

Connect with Rachel at https://mobilehomegurl.com/

Receive Rachel's FREE gift, How to Roast Coffee at Home with Rachel Hernandez, when you join us on http://www.buyusboba.com/

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ABOUT US: Welcome to the Filipino American Woman Project - A Podcast Show that shares stories and life lessons told by individuals living (or have lived) in America, that are of Filipino descent and identify as female or non-binary.

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RECOGNITION: December 2020, we were nominated and received an Honorable Mention at the Asian American Podcaster's Inaugural Golden Crane Podcast Awards. August 2020, Jen Amos participated as a speaker on behalf of TFAW Project for PodFest Global, which now holds the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for Largest Attendance for a Virtual Podcasting Conference in One Week. May 2020, we were recognized as “Amplifying Asian Women Voices” on Spotify during AAPI Heritage Month.

We've also been featured in Realtime Community Oakland, Mochi Magazine, Ossa Collective, SUPERBANDS, Chopsticks Alley, FoundHer by Entrepinayship, Spotify, PodFest Expo, Philippine American Foundation for Charities, When In Manila, You Are Collect;ve, San Diego Union Tribune, NBC 7 San Diego, and much more! Read more at: https://linktr.ee/tfawproject.featured

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Learn more about our co-hosts Jen at https://linkedin.com/in/jenamos and Nani at https://notesbynani.com/

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The Filipino American Woman Project
Strengthening Everyday Filipina Voices - One Conversation At A Time
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ABOUT US
Welcome to The Filipino American Woman (TFAW) Project by THENEWFILIPINA.COM. In the summer of 2019, our show originally focused on stories and life lessons told by Filipino American women. We transitioned to Jen and Nani's journey as content creators and entrepreneurs in the upcoming seasons. As we plan for our next season, we hope to encapsulate the common thread in every episode: to strengthen everyday Filipina voices - one conversation at a time. Stay up-to-date with our journey by subscribing to our newsletter at: http://eepurl.com/cO0bif

THE HISTORY OF TFAW PROJECT
Special thanks to the Bulosan Center for Filipino Studies at UC Davis for the opportunity to present our academic paper, Pinay Podcasters: Building a Self-Sustaining Community Through Storytelling, Collective Healing & Learning, and Collaboration. The initial draft is now available! Read more at http://pinaypodcasters.com/

RECOGNITION
In December 2020, we were nominated and received an Honorable Mention at the Asian American Podcaster's Inaugural Golden Crane Podcast Awards. In August 2020, Jen Amos participated as a speaker on behalf of TFAW Project for PodFest Global, which now holds the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Largest Attendance for a Virtual Podcasting Conference in One Week. In May 2020, we were recognized as “Amplifying Asian Women Voices” on Spotify during AAPI Heritage Month.

We've also been featured in Realtime Community Oakland, Mochi Magazine, Ossa Collective, SUPERBANDS, Chopsticks Alley, FoundHer by Entrepinayship, Spotify, PodFest Expo, Philippine American Foundation for Charities, When In Manila, You Are Collect;ve, San Diego Union-Tribune, NBC 7 San Diego, and much more! Read more at: https://linktr.ee/tfawproject.featured

CONNECT WITH US: Instagram @thefilipinoamericanwoman, Facebook @thefilipinoamericanwoman, Twitter @thefilamwoman, YouTube @thefilipinoamericanwoman, LinkedIn @tfawproject

Learn more about our co-hosts Jen Amos at https://linktr.ee/thejenamos and Nani Dominguez at https://notesbynani.com/
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Jen Amos

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Jen Amos is an award-winning podcaster and entrepreneur. Connect with her on LinkedIn or check out the following bio link for her latest work.

Nani Dominguez Smith

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Nani Dominguez Smith is a Filipina American mother, writer, and podcaster from Oakland, California with five years of storytelling experience in digital media. Her work examines topics related to health and wellness, culture and identity, motherhood, and personal development. Through all the work she publishes, her mission is to help her readers and listeners develop healthier relationships with their own inner world.

In the few years she has been building her consulting firm, NDS Consulting, she has partnered with corporate healthcare giants such as Kaiser Permanente, educational institutions in higher academia such as the University of California, Davis, women’s wellness brands like Ladykind, and several non-profits housed in the Bay Area. Her work has been featured in a variety of media outlets such as Adweek, Spotify, the California Museum of Sacramento, and the Bulosan Center for Filipinx Studies' historical archive.

Visit www.notesbynani.com to see what she's been up to and subscribe to her monthly newsletter.