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。

Global Peer Youth Network

Searching for A Peer Mentor? JSIE’s Global Peer Youth Mentoring Network JSIE has launched a project “the Japan-U.S. Women network-building for Next Generations” utilizing JSIE’s framework of “Global Peer Mentoring Network”. While Global Peer Professional is chiefly for career-based network, this Global Peer Youth is especially for students and young professionals who would like to be a part of our effort in building cross-boarder peer mentoring network. What is a Peer Mentor? A peer mentor is a peer guide who can support and encourage you to manage your own learning in order that you may maximize your potential, develop your skills, and improve your performance. JSIE is building “Global Peer Youth Network” to connect our…

Global Peer Youth Member Clip

Here are Global Peer Youth members from various parts of the world. We are going to periodically update our Global Peer Youth members. Theresa (Tokyo) I’m Theresa, a culture, language & lifestyle blogger online. I was born and grown in Kingston, Jamaica and have years living experience in the United States. I’m a mixed race girl, and have blood from China, across Europe, India and Africa. All of these variables have drawn me into the diaspora of peoples and the growing global culture that our current society is moving towards. In light of my passion, I’ve learned four new languages (Japanese, Korean, Spanish + Chinese) and travelled to Taiwan, South Korea…

14th Washington Women’s Dialogue

X About Washington Women's Dialogue There are numerous social challenges to overcome in order to achieve a society where women can actively and inclusively participate in. To achieve this goal, JSIE was founded particularly in order to develop and expand Asian women’s presence in global leadership roles in business, government, political, and social activities. It holds “Washington Women’s Dialogue” (WWD), co-hosted by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, featuring prominent role models in various sectors, who share their life experience. WWD offers opportunities to frankly discuss various issues on social and international challenges and learn how to overcome such challenges. At the 14th WWD (January 18, 2018), we welcomed Ms.…

3rd 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 3rd First Movers Forum, under the theme of “Taking Action to realize a Dream,”…

3rd JSIE Networking Event (Tokyo)

3rd Reunion & Networking Luncheon This event offers opportunities to network, reconnect and meet with new colleagues and mentors from JSIE summer programs & events and to share own thoughts and recent experience with them. This time, we are featuring WISE awardees, who would share their experience in WSLAB and GlobalGiving, and this would be a great chance for participants to get some insights. Participants are given opportunities to present their own activities as well. JSIE thinks that it is quite important to create a space for people to share experience and learn from each other, and to connect with others. We are committed to create such a networking space for connecting diversified talents. Stay tuned for…

Washington Women’s Dialogue Anniversary Special

About Washington Women's Dialogue There are numerous social challenges to overcome in order to achieve a society where women can actively and inclusively participate in. To achieve this goal, JSIE initiated Washington Women’s Dialogue in order to develop and expand women’s presence in global leadership roles in business, government, political, and social activities. “Washington Women’s Dialogue” (WWD) is featuring prominent role models in various sectors, who share their life experience. WWD offers opportunities to frankly discuss various issues on social and international challenges and learn how to overcome such challenges. At our second anniversary on December 2017, under the theme of “Inspiring Next Generations & Leaders”, WWD welcomed Ms. Wendy…

JSIE awarded Grant

JSIE was awarded grant from Japan-United States Friendship Commission and United States-Japan Foundation for 2017-2018 activities in promoting women empowerment and network-community-building. JSIE is committed to making progress to our mission. We all are grateful for generous support.

12th Washington Women’s Dialogue

X About Washington Women's Dialogue There are numerous social challenges to overcome in order to achieve a society where women can actively and inclusively participate in. To achieve this goal, JSIE was founded particularly in order to develop and expand Asian women’s presence in global leadership roles in business, government, political, and social activities. It holds “Washington Women’s Dialogue” (WWD), co-hosted by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, featuring prominent role models in various sectors, who share their life experience. WWD offers opportunities to frankly discuss various issues on social and international challenges and learn how to overcome such challenges. At the 12th WWD, we welcomed Ms. Yuka Hayashi and…

Global Peer Professional Clip

Here are Global Peer Professional members from various parts of the world. We are going to periodically update our member clips. Moeko from DC アジアの経済情報を伝える英文メディア Nikkei Asian Review の立ち上げ後、アジアとアメリカを中心に各国でのマーケティング戦略立案・実行に携わってきました。東京からワシントンDCに拠点を移してからは、仕事の傍ら大学院にて博物館学(アートマネジメント)を専攻しています。アートを通じた教育に関心があり、スミソニアンのアジアン美術館フリーア・サックラーの教育部門にも勤務しています。LGBTQも障がい者も関係ない、インクルージョン社会を実現するためのミュージアムの役割が議論されており日米比較を含めた研究を進めています。女性のリーダーシップ、アート全般、教育など気軽にお話できれば嬉しいです! Melanie from London I am a strategist, social and experience designer. Together with communities, not-for-profits, public managers and policymakers, I use design and innovation methodologies to unlock knowledge, re-frame issues and co-design human-centered services, experiences, and programs. I have spent 15 years working in a wide variety of both public and private sector industries in London, Sydney and Tokyo, and have a broad commercial experience with global brands and consultancies. I am currently advising how Governments may transform how their organisation’s approach to social issues, and…

WISE Fellow Clip

WISE2019 Fellow Lila Klopfenstein JSIE’s 2019 Beppu WISE program on Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship was one of the most challenging, but productive programs I’ve ever attended. The program brought together hopeful entrepreneurs from different backgrounds to design innovative and sustainable business plans. Incredible mentors with real-world experience helped us harness our ideas into actionable plans. The program opened my eyes to the potential that social innovation has to make positive change in the world. Thanks to the program’s mentors I was given an invaluable set of tools to implement my business ideas. Thanks to the other participants I am motivated and inspired to solve societal issues through collaboration and innovation.…