BPK 2019:

Miss Jennica Mateo

Miss Mateo is currently an undergraduate nursing student in Boston, MA. She balances work with school while staying active in the Filipino community of Boston. For example, she recently hosted a successful charity fundraising event to raise money for the Binibining Pilipinas Kalayaan charity initiatives. She is known for her excellent customer service, ability to multitask, and great work ethic. She is fluent in Tagalog (Filipino) and English. Please welcome Miss Mateo in her new role as Miss Binibining Pilipinas Kalayaan 2019.


Binibining Pilipinas Kalayaan (BPK) Search is a brainchild of PAMANA. In 2011, the concept was discussed and implemented by the PAMANA Board as a way to develop young, growing and budding Filipino American ladies in the New England region.


Naturally, Philippine Independence Day commemoration falls in the month of June. At this time, a gala event is usually coordinated with the coronation night for the Binibining Pilipinas Kalayaan will take place.


The fundamental purposes of the initiative are the as follows:

  • To develop self-esteem of each candidate.

  • To develop and instill interpersonal and leadership skills of each candidate

  • To encourage each candidate to giving back to the community through volunteerism and other altruistic efforts.

  • Through this fundraising effort, thus encompasses and intertwines with the association’s objectives.     


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Philippine American Mainstream Advocacy For Non-partisan Associations, Inc. (PAMANA, Inc.) fosters collaboration among Filipino American organizations in New England.