150: "Sharing my story is not just me learning about myself, but it's for those struggling with their identity to learn from, too." Philippines trip reflections with Gretchen "TSUKI" Puddicombe
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150: "Sharing my story is not just me learning about myself, but it's for those struggling with their identity to learn from, too." Philippines trip reflections with Gretchen "TSUKI" Puddicombe

By popular demand from our BUYUSBOBA.COM supporters, Gretchen "TSUKI" Puddicombe returns to the show for a second interview! She shares how she's started cooking Filipino food, how successfully living your life as a brown person can be a form of protest, her first visit to the Philippines (when she was in middle school), what it was like meeting her birth mother for the first time, more about her birth story, advice to future parents looking to adopt, her exciting holiday plans, and much more!

Connect with Tsuki https://www.instagram.com/cowgirl_ninja/

December Events

Past TFAW Project Episodes with Tsuki

  • 138: "I'm so high on being Pinay." Outdoor adventures, adoptee raised in Vermont, and returning to the motherland with Gretchen "TSUKI" Puddicombe https://tfawproject.com/episode/138
  • 149: "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together." December festivities and exciting events with Jen, Nani and Tsuki https://tfawproject.com/episode/149

Past Tsismis w/ Jen & Nani Episodes with Tsuki

Past Facebook Live Interviews with Adoptees


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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 are cisgender female. For Season 4, Jen and Nani pivot the show to focus on their journey as podcasters, content creators, and entrepreneurs -- with a focus on advocating for Filipino American women storytellers and authors.

UPCOMING BOOK: 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 and December 2021, we received an Honorable Mention at the Asian American Podcaster's 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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