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…

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.…

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.) 

WISE2018 Forum “Kyoto Entrepreneurs Talk”

Kyoto Entrepreneurs Talk: Recreating Value & Going Global JSIE organized WISE2018 Forum “Kyoto Entrepreneurs Talk” on August 26, 2018. At this forum, we welcomed two globally-active Kyoto entrepreneurs, Mr. Masataka Hosoo and Mr. Mitsuyo Yamamoto of JOHNAN. They have talked about how they tried to overcome traditional mindset barrier and go global, wile struggling through trial and error, and both shared innovative ideas and how to solve such challenges. Event Details Date & Time: Sunday, August 26th, 2018 Theme: “Kyoto Entrepreneurs Talk — Recreating Value & Going Global” Venue: andwork Kyoto Speakers: Mr. Masataka Hosoo (Managing Director, HOSOO) Mr. Mitsuyo Yamamoto (President and CEO, JOHNAN, Inc.) Facilitator: Hiromi Murakami Speakers Masataka…

2nd Afternoon Tea Dialogue

Afternoon Tea Dialogue On a weekend afternoon, JSIE organizes Afternoon Tea Dialogue in Washington, D.C. area with the aim for building US-Japanese next generations and parent network. The Dialogue features young leaders in various fronts, and provide opportunity to learn & get inspired from and to exchange ideas with the next generation leaders. You may find hints that will enable you to be active on a global scale in the future. This event is supported by honorable JSIE members in Washington, D.C. area. At our second Afternoon Tea Dialogue on June 10, 2018, we welcomed professional ballet dancers of Ms. Ayano KImura and Ms. Tamako Miyazaki, who both have won…

16th 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 16th WWD held on June 5, 2018, we welcomed…

First Afternoon Tea Dialogue

Afternoon Tea Dialogue On a weekend afternoon, JSIE organizes Afternoon Tea Dialogue in Washington, D.C. area with the aim for building US-Japanese next generations and parent network. The Dialogue features young leaders in various fronts, and provide opportunity to learn & get inspired from and to exchange ideas with the next generation leaders. You may find hints that will enable you to be active on a global scale in the future. This event is supported by honorable JSIE members in Washington, D.C. area. At our first Afternoon Tea Dialogue, we welcomed mother and son pair of Dr. Naoko Takebe who is a working mother at NIH and Mr. Kenneth Ryu…