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JWLI Bootcamp in Nagoya Update: Day 1

6月7日(金)から6月9日(日)に愛知県名古屋市で、記念すべき第一回目のJWLI Bootcampが行われました。JWLI Bootcampは、2006年から13年間続く2年間のJWLIボストンプログラムのエッセンスを、3日間に凝縮した合宿型研修です。9名の愛知県の女性リーダーが、JWLIフェローである矢上清乃さんが代表を務める学び舎MOM(共催団体)に集いました。 Day 1は、プログラム創設者の厚子フィッシュのオープニングに始まり、株式会社シグマクシスのマネージングディレクターである柴沼俊一さんによる「未来社会への意識改革」というテーマで、丸一日に渡るセッションが行われました。1日目の最後は、柴沼さんと、バブソン大学准教授でありVenture Cafe TokyoのExecutive Directorでもある山川恭弘さんとの熱い対談で終わりました!オープニングの様子は、こちらからご覧いただけます。 On June 7th, the very first day of JWLI Bootcamp in Nagoya, Aichi started off with Atsuko’s opening remarks, followed by a day-long session led by Shunichi Shibanuma, the Managing Director of SIGMAXYZ. At the end of the day was a passionate dialogue between Shunichi and Yasu […]

Hiring JWLI Program Manager Based in Tokyo

Japanese Women’s Leadership Initiativeは、年々活動の範囲を広げており、2017年に始動したChampion of Change Japan Awardに続き、今年の6月からJWLI Bootcampという新しい研修プログラムを開始します。活動の拡大にあたり、この度、弊団体では、新たにJapan Program Managerという、東京を拠点とした職員を募集しております。この情報を広くご共有いただけると幸いです。 JWLI has been expanding— with the Champion of Change Japan Award in 2017, and the JWLI Bootcamp from this coming June. In order to continue to empower women in Japan, we decided to hire a Program Manager based in Tokyo, Japan. If you know […]

2019 Spring Program Has Started!

2019 Spring JWLI program has started on Tuesday, April 16th! Atsuko Fish, welcomed 4 Fellows onboard. Thank you for host organizations, guest speakers, and those who joined us at the reception! Ginny Fordham, USJC’s New England Chapter Chair, also came to our reception. We would like to thank USJC for its continued support.

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 […]