Kozue Spoke to Showa Boston Students

On January 26th, JWLI Program Manager, Kozue Sawame, gave a presentation to 18 undergraduate students from the Showa Boston Institute, the Boston satellite campus of Showa Women’s University in Tokyo, Japan. The talk was held as part of the Women and Leadership course offered jointly with Emanuel College. In hope that some of these 18 students would choose to be engaged in the social sector as a career in the future, Kozue mainly addressed introduced how JWLI as a unique career development opportunity. to empower Japanese women to become leaders and the operation process of the program. The later discussion session about the importance of new generation’s women leadership in Japan was lively. Kozue and the students had a wonderful time discussing women’s empowerment and leadership in Japan.

Boston Women’s March

On January 21st, 2017, over 200,000 people participated in the Boston Women’s March as a reaction to the new presidency in the U.S. With other women’s marches across the country and the world, the Boston marchers stood up united to show support for women’s rights.