1st Filipina-American, 1st Asian American woman to be elected president of America's National Women's Political Caucus (1985)
Executive Editor of the 1st Asian American Almanac published by Gale Research (1995)
"As I travel through Asia one of the first things people notice about me is that I look Filipina, of which I am very proud."
DATE OF BIRTH
September 14, 1948
HUSBAND: Andreas Cortese
USEFUL LINKS"Irene Natividad." Biographies. Answers Corporation, 2006. Answers.com 20 Nov. 2007.
Ms. Irene Natividad, Founder and President, GlobeWomen, Inc.
2004 Enterprising Women of the Year Issue
100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the US
Asian Americans Urged to Get Involved, Seek Office, Cause Change
Vocal Force Eyes Change