Noel de Guzman with his book 100 Filipinos in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. In it, De Guzman lists 100 outstanding men and women who have made significant contributions to the Philippines. Photo: Jonathan Wong Noel de Guzman with his book 100 Filipinos in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. In it, De Guzman lists 100 outstanding men and women who have made significant contributions to the Philippines. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Noel de Guzman with his book 100 Filipinos in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. In it, De Guzman lists 100 outstanding men and women who have made significant contributions to the Philippines. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Forgotten Filipinos: the 100 history makers most Filipinos, and the world, are ignorant of, and the book to put that right

  • When a Google doodle celebrated the first woman in Harvard Medical School, Filipino Fe del Mundo, author Noel de Guzman was shocked he didn’t know her name
  • That sparked a project to profile 100 notable Filipinos, from Jollibee’s founder to a fashion designer and an environmentalist, for a book

Topic |   Books and Literature
Noel de Guzman with his book 100 Filipinos in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. In it, De Guzman lists 100 outstanding men and women who have made significant contributions to the Philippines. Photo: Jonathan Wong Noel de Guzman with his book 100 Filipinos in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. In it, De Guzman lists 100 outstanding men and women who have made significant contributions to the Philippines. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Noel de Guzman with his book 100 Filipinos in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. In it, De Guzman lists 100 outstanding men and women who have made significant contributions to the Philippines. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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