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JWLI 2019年プログラム説明会

JWLI2019年春・秋プログラムの説明会が1月7日月曜日に行われました!30人近くの方が参加してくださり、説明会は大盛況に終わりました。参加してくださった皆様、本当にありがとうございました。日本時間で1月16日午後10時から11時に、ズームにてボストンオフィスからの説明会も行います。後ほど詳細をアップするので、お見逃しなく! On Monday 1/7, JWLI Fellows held an information session on JWLI program. Nearly 30 people participated, even though it was a regular weekday. Thank you for those who showed up at the session. Meanwhile, JWLI Boston office will be holding another information session by using Zoom on January 16th, 10pm-11pm (Japan time). More information […]

【JWLI Fall Report is Ready!】JWLI2018年秋プログラムの報告書

The JWLI Fall 2018 Report is now ready! From our Fellows’ experiences in Boston to their Action Plans, the report will give you a full understanding of JWLI and our mission for women empowerment. To read our full report, please click here. 2018年秋プログラムの報告書が完成しました!フェロー達のボストンでの経験からアクションプランの詳細まで、JWLIの情報満載です。報告書は、こちらからお読み下さい。

The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette

Press Release On November 3rd, the Japanese Government announced that the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette, one of the highest orders bestowed upon civilians, will be conferred by the Japanese Emperor upon Atsuko Toko Fish, in recognition of her contribution to the advancement of women’s leadership in Japan. In the wake […]

Nov. 15 Pitch Event Ended in Success!

The 2018 Fellows did an amazing job at the Pitch Event in Japan! The Fall Fellows – Mayumi Ando and Noriko Kadonome -presented their Action Plan for the coming two years, while the alumni – Saori Osu from 2017 and Haruka Maruno from 2018 Spring -presented the progress they have achieved so far. The event […]

2018 Champion of Change Japan Award Ceremony

This year’s “Champion of Change Japan” was announced at the award ceremony on November 12th in Tokyo. The award was first established by Atsuko Fish and the Fish Family Foundation last year to shed light on Japanese women leaders who address the most pressing needs in their communities. After receiving the Champion of Change Award from The White House in […]

JWLI Fall 2018 Program Has Wrapped Up!

Congratulation 2018 Fall Fellows on completing the program! On their final day in the program, the Fellows presented their Action Plans to a room full of friends and supporters from our Host Organizations. A lunch reception and emotional graduation ceremony followed, where Atsuko Fish, JWLI founder, presented a certificate of completion to each Fellow. This is […]

Advocating for an Inclusive Japan Event a Huge Success!

Atsuko Fish kicked off the special presentation event at CIC Cambridge, co-hosted by U.S. -Japan Council, Tomodachi Initiative, and CIC Cambridge by giving an open remark, introducing the program and the Fellows! The Fellows then gave powerful presentations to a crowd of nearly 100 people. CICにて、JWLIのフェローと米日カウンシルのTOMODACHI障がい当事者リーダー育成米国研修プログラムの研修生たちがピッチを行いました。100人程の観客を前に、大成功のイベントとなりました。

2018 Fall Program Has Started!

On Tuesday, October 9th JWLI Founder Atsuko Fish hosted a welcome reception for the start of the Fall Program.  The reception took place at Fish Family Foundation located in Boston, and many friends came together to welcome the four new Fellows. Atsuko founded JWLI in 2006 with this year being its 12th anniversary. As the primary […]

JWLI & The Japan Foundation CANPAN Event: Partnering for a Better World

公衆衛生の部門で全米最大級のNPO「Management Sciences for Health」で30年以上にわたってプリンシパル・テクニカルアドバーザーを務めたシルビア・ヴリーセンドルプさんが、9月15日に行われたJWLI&日本財団CANPANコラボレーションイベントにて、ディスカッションベースのワークショップを行いました。後半はグループワーク形式で、参加者同士のネットワーキングの機会にもなりました。雨の中お越し下さった参加者の皆様、ありがとうございました! Sylvia Vriesendorp, an independent consultant who has over 35 years of experience in the field of public health, held a workshop at the Nippon Foundation. The audience included Japanese nonprofit leaders and social entrepreneurs. During the interactive workshop, the participants formed small groups and discussed pressing social issues its members were […]