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【JWLI Spring Report is Ready!】JWLI2018年春プログラムの報告書

JWLI Spring 2018 Report is now ready! From JWLI Fellows’ experiences in Boston to their Action Plans, the report will give you a full understanding of JWLI. To read our full report, please click here. JWLI春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、こちらからお読みください。

JWLI Spring 2018 Program Has Wrapped Up!

Congratulations 2018 JWLI Spring Fellows for completing the program! We are excited to see the Fellows executing their Action Plans once they go back to Japan. A small graduation ceremony was held in our office on the last day of the program, May 11. Each Fellow received a completion certificate from Atsuko. Special thanks to […]

Atsuko Fish Featured in Philanthropy Magazine in Japan

Atsuko Fish is featured in Philanthropy Magazine in Japan! This article highlights Atsuko’s work from how she got her start in a PR firm in Japan to how she met her husband, Larry Fish. She also speaks about her inspiration behind JWLI and her long-terms goals for the program in order to empower women in […]

JWLI and Atsuko Fish Featured in Mainichi Shimbun

Mainichi Shimbun, one of the major newspapers in Japan, featured Atsuko Fish and JWLI on January 5th of this year. The article highlighted the JWLI program and how it was started in 2006. The private and social sectors in Japan have  been promoting Japanese Women’s Leadership endeavors and JWLI is exemplary of the current trend. […]

JWLI Alumni Reconnect in Osaka for Japanese Women’s Conference

Two of our JWLI Alumni have connected and joined together for a Women’s workshop in Osaka, Japan. Mami Kishigami, who was a JWLI fellow in 2016, lives and works in Osaka as the Chief Program Officer of the Osaka City Women’s Foundation. She is also a Deputy Manager of the Women’s Counseling Center. Maki invited […]

Exciting Feature of Champion of Change Japan Award Finalist in Japanese Newspapers

A finalist of the Champion of Change Japan Award (CCJA), Kaneko Yoshie, was recently featured in Japanese newspapers, speaking about CCJA and what it meant to be for her to be selected as a finalist. Kanako was impacted by the March 2011 Tsunami and Earthquake in Ishinomaki and established her nonprofit shortly afterwards. She worked […]

Showa Boston Institute Japanese Students hear from Kozue about Women’s Leadership

In December, Program Manager of JWLI Kozue Sawame presented to Japanese students from the Showa Boston Institute on Women’s Leadership. Students from the Showa Boston Institute came to Fish Family Foundation to hear about Kozue’s experience and Women’s Leadership in the United States. The class highlighted Women’s Leadership in the global sphere and part of […]

2018年春プログラム参加者募集!Deadline Extended/ 締め切り延長

【プログラム実施期間】 2018年4月16日~5月11日 【応募方法】 応募はオンラインにて(http://jwli.org/application/) 応募締め切り:2018年1月25日21時(EST・ボストン時間) 【応募用件】 5年以上の職務経験 日本社会に変革をもたらすための明確なビジョン 強いリーダーシップ 意欲的で行動を重んじる姿勢 アメリカの非営利・ソーシャルセクターでの組織運営および リーダーシップへの高い関心 【Program Dates】 April 16, 2018 – May 11, 2018 (tentative) 【Application Info】 Online application closes on 9pm on January 25, 2018 (EST) . Click here for online application form! 【Key Qualifications】 5+ years work experience Clear vision for social change in Japan Strong leadership capabilities Passionate, […]

2017 Fish Family Foundation & The Nippon Foundation CANPAN・NPO Forum

Atsuko enthusiastically described her passion to support and empower female leaders in Japan at “Fish Family Foundation & The Nippon Foundation CANPAN・NPO Forum” happened on December 6th in Tokyo, Japan.  Atsuko gave a lecture on what role family foundations play in the U.S. society. Additionally, she gave a powerful talk on how she expects female […]

2017 Champion of Change Japan Award Ceremony

The first “Champion of Change Japan” was announced at the Champion of Change Japan Award Ceremony happened at 100BANCH in Shibuya, Tokyo. The award was established by Atsuko Fish and the Fish Family Foundation early this year to shed light on Japanese women leaders who work hard every day to address the most pressing needs […]