Megumi Ishimoto, 2014 Fellow, leads the Grassroots Academy Tohoku. Megumi and the Academy recently hosted a women leadership training program in Seattle from February 5th to 11th, 2017. 10 young female leaders from Tohoku participated in a capacity-development workshop at iLEAP, a Seattle-based leadership institute. During their stay, participants met local residents and had opportunities to present their work in Tohoku and the state of recovery. This training increased the capacity of young female leaders active in Tohoku through equipping them with new skills and building self-confidence and awareness.
Photos by Grassroots Academy Tohoku