• Under the leadership of the National Federation of Women’s Clubs (NFWC) headed by President Minerva G. Laudico,  33 women’s groups in 15 countries were invited to the meeting of women leaders on June 17-18, 1959 during the convention of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs held in Manila.  She proposed the organization of the Federation of Asian Women’s Clubs(FAWA) “So as to effect not only close relations but also more effective planning and execution of programs for social welfare.”
  • This was held at the Little Theatre of Arellano University in Manila.
  • Federation of Asian Women’s Association Takes a bow – June 19, 1959