San Jose, CA – After the successful TFCU Talks at the CSU Dominguez Hills last October 21, TFCU Talks is now coming to San Jose, California on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 3:00-5:30 P.M. Doors open at 2:30 P.M.
An affiliate of ABS-CBN International, TFCU Talks San Jose will feature a lineup of top industry leaders to connect, inspire, and empower college students and young professionals to help them realize their full potential.
The event takes place at the Student Union Ballroom at San Jose State University. TFCU Talks San Jose is an exclusive free event with limited seating - first come, first served. For all ticketing information, and to reserve your spot today, please visit tfcusanjose.eventbrite.com.
TFCU curated an exciting and fitting line-up of speakers and performers for “Breakthrough to Greatness”:
P.LO (Musician) - P. Lo is a rapper & music producer based in the Bay Area. He’s become a force in the music industry as a recording artist, producer, and songwriter. A BMI award winner, multi-platinum songwriter, and touring act, P-Lo has been reaching new audiences with his music since he co-founded the HBK Gang, a collective of musicians and creatives that revitalized the Bay Area’s music scene. P-Lo is cultivating the sound of the Bay Area on a national level and expanding his reach always pushing the boundaries of the West Coast sound as a rapper and a producer.
JOHN CORPUS (CEO of Photobucket) - John Corpus took over as chief executive for in 2015. Corpus also co-founded and was CEO of Milyoni Inc. (social media video tech startup) until it was acquired by Photobucket. He has specialized in the development of e-business strategies including business plan development, content structure, publishing strategy, technical implementation, corporate communication, and workflow process. (via Bloomberg)
Dr. ALLYSON TINTIANGCO-CUBALES (Professor/Community Leader) - Dr. Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales was recently promoted to Full Professor of Asian American Studies in the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University. In addition to her responsibilities as a faculty member at SFSU, Tintiangco-Cubales is extremely dedicated to the Filipina/o American community. To respond to the social, academic, and emotional challenges that Filipina/o American youth face, she founded Pin@y Educational Partnerships (PEP), an ethnic studies educational pipeline that creates partnerships and projects that work toward social justice.
DJ QBERT (Hip Hop Pioneer) - DJ QBert, born Richard Quitevis, is widely regarded as the most highly skilled skratching DJ that has walked this planet. His long-standing career of innovating the DJ culture has set off a worldwide generation of DJs who are now regarded as musicians and not just DJs that play records, from A-Trak to Craze to C2C to Z-Trip; they would testify to DJ QBert’s influence in their sound and successful careers.
STR8JACKET (DANCE CREW) - As World of Dance 1st place winners, Str8jacket strives to challenge the standards of hip hop dance while still preserving its culture and roots. Their doors are open to everyone to create a safe space where people can feel comfortable being who they are and pursue their passions for dance. They help their members improve as dancers, but more importantly they help them improve as people by building consciousness and awareness on a personal and societal level.
FULL POTENTIAL (DANCE COMPANY) - Established in 2016 and directed by Duncan Padilla, Full Potential is a dance company based in Fremont, CA that aims to foster others – near and far – by teaching wisdom, knowledge and life values through the art of dance. As a dance company, they strive to create leaders, teachers and role models. Full Potential is a family of individuals who aspire to reach their full potential as not only dancers, but as members of the community.