JSIE(Japan Institute for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship)は、社会の閉塞感を打ち破る大きな原動力となりうる女性や若者の活躍の場を広げ、一人ひとりがリーダーシップをとり、力を発揮し行動することによって、誰もが自分らしい生き方のできる社会の実現を目指します。

19th Washington Women’s Dialogue

Date & Time:October 20, 2020  19:00~20:00 (DC time) October 21, 2020  08:00 ~09:00 (Tokyo time) Meeting:Zoom or Teams (will let registered participants know later) Speaker:  Ms. Shuri Fukunaga (Representative Director and CEO, Persuade Incorporated) Facilitator: Hiromi Murakami (JSIE) Fee:Free of Charge Language:Japanese Please register below (JSIE free member login needed) If you have difficulties please send a note to info@jsie.net

Global Student Peer Roundtable

Global Student Peer Roundtable Japan Institute for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship (JSIE) supports fostering global talent, and offers global networking opportunities for young professionals, with an emphasis on helping women and minorities realize their greatest potential. “Global Student Peer Roundtable” provides online discussion opportunity among peer high school students from various parts of the world. JSIE directors will facilitate the discussion and help exchange various ideas among students from different background. Each session, JSIE will set a discussion theme and call applications. Applications are first-come-first-serve-basis. Students can propose future theme/issues of their interest. The Roundtable discussion will take approximately once in 2 months, and any high school students can participate online…

Global Career Series

Global Career Series “Global Career Series” provides online learning opportunity to middle and high school students who are interested in paving their way through their future in the global world. It is an interactive educational program where participants can learn about professional work and experience from the people who are globally active in various fields and study-abroad life from the students studying at overseas universities, and also ask the speakers questions directly. This gives participants not only the opportunity to think about their future life planning but also vital knowledge that may help to navigate future global career. Currently programs is held in Japanese language. You will need zoom or…

2021 WISE Youth in Usa

Calling Applications for WISE Youth in Usa “Turning Passion & Ideas into plans ~  Creating New Social Values for Sustainable Community” Postponed to July 25 ~ 27, 2021 @ Usa, Oita Supported by Usa city, Usa City Board of Education, Fukami machi committee, U.S. Department of State, Oita Prefecture JSIE supports fostering global talent, and offers global networking opportunities for young professionals, with an emphasis on helping women and minorities realize their greatest potential. Women’s Initiative for Sustainable Empowerment (WISE) program is to provide opportunities to shape our life mission and work toward social challenges. Dates: July 25 ~ 27, 2021 Venue: Usa Chiiki Koryu Station (442-2 Yahata Ajimucho, Usa…

WISE Reunion & Talk Forum in Kumamoto

JSIE Reunion & Talk forum in Kumamoto “Social Innovation – How did the baby hatch change our society?” This event offers JSIE members and supporters an opportunity to network and reconnect with colleagues and mentors from the past JSIE summer programs and to share your thoughts and recent experience with them. This time, Ms. Yukiko Tajiri, who was the former head of the nursing department at Jikei Hospital in Kumamoto and has installed Japan’s first baby hatch for mothers to leave babies they cannot care for, joined us as a mentor-speaker. Ms. Tajiri gave a talk about how baby hatch changed people’s mindset, and what continued challenges they face. Very…

2nd Crisis Simulation Workshop

One day Crisis Simulation Workshop on 10/25 It is critical to nurture next leaders to deal with crises that can be triggered by geo-political changes, inflectional diseases, or incidents via unintentional/deliberate actions. With collaboration of Global Health Innovation Policy Program of GRIPS, JSIE is co-organizing regional crisis simulation workshop for interested parties across government, academia, and private sector to experience this rare opportunity.   What is Crisis Simulation? It is an active learning exercise, where participants will take part in a simulation of a regional crisis that may affect multiple nations in various ways. Participants play as teams for respective country roles, including Japan, China, the US and others. Each team…

JSIE in the News

News picks Here are articles contributed and interviews picked up by media. Contributed an article to Washington Japanese Women’s Network online magazine July 21, 2019 Hiromi Murakami contributed an article to Online magazine of Washington Japanese Women’s Network July 2019  HERE (in Japanese). Oita Godo newspaper reported about Beppu WISE August 3, 2019 Morning edition of Oita Godo Shimbun reported HERE (in Japanese). Sakura Newspaper (Washington DC & Houston) published JSIE interview series July 27, 2019 edition features interview article of Ms. Yuka Hayashi by JSIE rep. Hiromi Murakami. Please see HERE. Kumamoto Nichinichi newspaper reported about Kumamoto WISE May 19, 2019 Morning edition of Kumamoto Nichinichi Shimbun reported HERE…

2019 WISE Summer Program in Beppu

5th WISE Summer Program in Beppu “Global x Inclusive x Leadership ~ Shaping Passion & Ideas into plans: Creating New Values for Inclusive Community” August 2-4, 2019 in Beppu Hosted by Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Supported by Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies (ICAS) Temple University Japan, Center for Global Partnership, Department of State JSIE supports fostering global talent, and offers global networking opportunities for young professionals, with an emphasis on helping women and minorities realize their greatest potential. Women’s Initiative for Sustainable Empowerment (WISE) summer program is to provide opportunities to shape our life mission and work toward social challenges. Date: August 2-4, 2019 (2 nights 3 days) Venue: Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University in Beppu Oita Access to APU Language: English…

WISE Reunion Tea Party

WISE Reunion Tea Party We are honored to have Mr. Goda for reunion tea party on March 17, 2019. WISE fellows and Kumamoto WISE participant gathered and enjoyed pitches and Q&A session with peers. In 2019, we will have in Kumamoto (May 18-19) and Beppu (Aug. 2-4). This Reunion event offers JSIE members opportunities to network and reconnect with your colleagues and mentors from the JSIE events & summer programs and to share your thoughts and recent experience with them. On March 17, 2019, JSIE mentor Mr. Makoto Goda, Founder & CEO Nippon Biodiesel Fuel, Inc. has joined us and it was a great chance to learn from peer presentations…

Support WISE

WISE Fund JSIE has created “WISE Fund” for supporting WISE programs JSIE has created “WISE Fund” after Kumamoto WISE 2019, which JSIE with collaboration of Kumamoto Prefecture organized workshop to provide opportunity to individuals for shaping ideas into actionable project plans. JSIE found high potential in those communities, and would like to empower various towns and communities in Japan with WISE workshop. With your support, we would like to give out scholarship to those who are in need but desire to participate. The WISE fund will help us invite women and younger generations. JSIE’s mentors and supporters are collaborating with us to provide items and advice sessions, and all raised…