JSIE in the News

News picks Media picks up JSIE activities and JSIE member’s interviews. Kumamoto Nichi nichi newspaper reported about KumamotoWISE. May 19, 2019. Morning edition of Kumamoto Nichi Nichi newspaper Japan Spotlight published JSIE president’s Interview Hiromi Murakami’s interview was published on May/June 2019 edition. Under the theme of「Women in Japan Not Yet Fully Utilized for Economic Growth、Murakami talked about why she has founded JSIE. The article is here. Japan Times Op-Ed by Richard Solomon included Hiromi Murakami’s stories.   Richard Solomon’s “Womenomics: Mend the gap” is here.  It is also published at Beacon Report — Here. Red Bull Amaphiko included Hiromi Murakami’s comment on Japanese society and entrepreneurship.  Red Bull Amaphiko(a…

2019 WISE Summer Program in Beppu

5th WISE Summer Program in BeppuCalling Applications NOW “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 Co-Sponsored by Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies (ICAS) Temple University Japan 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 Accepting applications  (Registration will be…

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. Kumamoto people continue to face challenges caused by devastating earthquake; however, it means we have great chances to create new social values by turning such challenges into (social) business ideas. JSIE staffs, mentors, and participants worked together through two-day workshop. We continue to support the best team “Kumamondai” to realize their plans, and we very much appreciate your continued support. 2019 WISE Summer program in Beppu (Aug. 2-4, 2019)…

Kumamoto WISE Special

Kumamoto WISE Special “Turning Passion & Ideas into plans ~  Creating New Social Values for Sustainable Community” May 18-19, 2019 @ Kumamoto Supported by Kumamoto Prefecture Copyrights 2010 Kumamotoken Kumamon 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. Dates: May 18 – 19, 2019 Venue: Kumamoto Kenmin Kaikan “Parea” Language: Japanese/English (JSIE bilingual staffs will help English-speakers in any means) Capacity: 30 Purpose of WISE Program WISE Kumamoto is specially organized by JSIE with…

Unlock Your Full Potential

Exploring Global Pathways: Unlock Your Full Potential to Lead This is a collaborative panel session organized by Japan Institute for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship (JSIE) for TOMODACHI MetLife Women’s Leadership program (TMWLP). JSIE particularly aims to develop and expand Asian women’s presence as global leadership roles in business, government, political, and social activities, and thereby promoting empowerment of Asian women and contribution to the global community. The TMWLP is a women’s mentorship program that was launched in 2013 with the objective to develop the next generation of globally active women leaders from Japan. As part of the program, mentees travel to the United States on a study trip implemented by Cultural Vistas.…

Crisis Simulation Workshop

JSIE, together with Global Health Innovation Policy Program of GRIPS, organizes a Crisis Simulation workshop. Note: Application is now closed. Thank you for your interest. What is Crisis Simulation? It is an active learning exercise, where students 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 representing a country will decide on various policies and responses, including how to deal with domestic constituents and international community based on their own national priorities and how to meet the ends by negotiating with other nations in bilateral and/or…

5th First Movers Forum

Academyhills Library x JSIE Collaboration event JSIE, in association with Academyhills Library, launched a new forum series “First Movers Forum” in 2017. We welcome globally-active first movers in various fields to participate as speakers/panelists and to share their trials, challenges and lessons. We support individuals who have the courage to solve local/global challenges and to boldly move forward with actions on various fronts. By engaging in dialogue with inspiring individuals, we can gain insight into problem-solving, expand our realm of activities, and broaden our perspectives from local to regional and from regional to global. At our 5th First Movers Forum, under the theme of “Creating New Social Standard,” we discussed…

17th Washington Women’s Dialogue

Date & Time:Tuesday, October 9th, 2018  18:30~20:00(Door opens 18:00 for networking) Venue:Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation 1156 15th Street, NW Suite 1105 | Washington, D.C. 20005) Speakers:  Ms. Sarah Colon, and Ms. Saleema Vellani Capacity:25(※Registration will close when it reaches capacity.) Language:English Please register and make a payment below. (JSIE free-member login is required for registration.)