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Grateful and honored!

Thank you to California Legislative Assembly for the recognition. It was an honor to be part of the 26th Annual Pinay Gathering!

(Note: The following article appears on Inquirer USA. Pls. follow the link below to read the full article.)

SAN PEDRO, California – The annual National Women’s History Month book talks, readings and book signings will take place at Philippine Expressions Bookshop on Saturday, March 25.

The bookshop’s 26th Pinay Gathering to honor women authors of Philippine ancestry is the third event in the Book Talk Series for 2023.

The live, in-person event will be held at 479 West Sixth Street, Suite 105, San Pedro. The bookshop is located in an art-deco 1928 vintage building right in the cultural arts section of San Pedro which is the Port City of Los Angeles.

It is free and open to the public but registration is requested due to space limitations. RSVP by calling 310-514-9139 or open this link:

The featured authors are: Jennifer Suzara-Cheng, Lia Ocampo, Melody Lomboy-Lowe, Gracelyn Bateman and Norma Samuelson.

Jennifer Suzara-Cheng is a Filipino American grandmother, author, science educator and recipient of multiple awards on environmental education advocacy.

My First Book of Animals/Ang Aking Unang Aklat ng Mga Hayop won in the category Children’s Picture Book: Softcover Non-Fiction of the 2020 International Book Awards. Read more...


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