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2014 Fellow Publishes Article about JWLI

A December 2015 issue of Philanthropy, a magazine published by the Japanese Philanthropy Association (日本フィランソロピー協会), included an article written by JWLI 2014 fellow, Yumiko Nagai. She is the Executive Director of Japanese Philanthropy Association. The article covered our reporting event on Saturday 11/7 at Tokyo Women’s Plaza in Tokyo where our 2015 Fellows gave presentations […]

2009 Fellow Receives a Women Leadership award

Congratulations to our 2009 Fellow, Masako Kurita for receiving the Shining Women (Kagayaku Josei) Award from the Gunma prefecture in November 2015. The award was given in recognition of her 15-year work on women’s empowerment in Gunma. Masako plays an important role in advancing women’s empowerment in Gunma. She has served on the board of […]

2015 Fellows’ Reporting Event

November 7, 2015 / Tokyo, Japan – This year’s JWLI program started on September 8th and ended on October 6th. For the first time ever, our Fellows – Akiko Ishiyama, Yuko Nakaoka, Junko Tsuda and Kei Yoshidome – developed their Action Plans during their regular schedule of visiting our host organizations and participating in an […]

Atsuko Fish Honored by the White House

The White House honors 15 Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander women as “Champions of Change” who are doing extraordinary work to create a safer, more equal, and more prosperous future for their communities and the U.S. in May 2013. JWLI founder, Atsuko Fish, is being honored as a “Champion of Change”. As a […]

JWLI Forum Featured in Article

The 2012 JWLI Forum which was held in Yokohama is featured in the article, titled “NPO・女性・横浜がもつ大きな可能性” in April, and attended nearly by 120 people. The keynote speaker was the mayor of Yokohama, 林文子. The participants had great discussions on women’s leadership in non-profit organizations. Specifically, the goal of the forum is to encourage women to […]