10th 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 female 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 10th WWD, we welcomed Ms. Nobuko Sasae…

9th Washington Women’s Dialogue

X About Washington Women's Dialogue We face numerous social challenges to truly achieve a society that women can actively and inclusively participate in. Particularly aiming to develop and expand Asian women’s presence in global leadership roles in business, government, political, and social activities, JSIE hosts “Washington Women’s Dialogue” (WWD) featuring prominent female role models in various sectors, who would share their life experience. WWD offers opportunities to frankly discuss various issues on social and international challenges and learn how to overcome such challenges. The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation is co-hosting this event series. A Conversation with Dr. Dorothy Kosinski and Ms. Shigeko Bork At the 9th WWD, we welcomed…

8th Washington Women’s Dialogue

X About Washington Women's Dialogue We face numerous social challenges to truly achieve a society that women can actively and inclusively participate in. Particularly aiming to develop and expand Asian women’s presence in global leadership roles in business, government, political, and social activities, JSIE hosts “Washington Women’s Dialogue” (WWD) featuring prominent female role models in various sectors, who would share their life experience. WWD offers opportunities to frankly discuss various issues on social and international challenges and learn how to overcome such challenges. The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation is co-hosting this event series. At the 8th WWD, we welcomed Ms. Suzanne Basalla, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer…

2nd First Movers Forum

Academyhills Library x JSIE Collaboration event“First Movers Forum” JSIE, in association with Academyhills Library, launches 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 2nd First Movers Forum, under the theme of “Creating New Values and…

7th Washington Women’s Dialogue

About Washington Women's Dialogue We face numerous social challenges to truly achieve a society that women can actively and inclusively participate in. Particularly aiming to develop and expand Asian women’s presence in global leadership roles in business, government, political, and social activities, JSIE hosts “Washington Women’s Dialogue” (WWD) featuring prominent female role models in various sectors, who would share their life experience. WWD offers opportunities to frankly discuss various issues on social and international challenges and learn how to overcome such challenges. naisA Global*co-sponsored this event. *naisA Global’s goal is to educate and empower emerging young Asian leaders around the world by providing them with mentorship opportunities, leadership training, and tools that…

4th JSIE Forum “Japanese Entrepreneurs Talk”

Japanese Entrepreneurs Talk: Engaging in Global Challenges JSIE organized the 4th JSIE Forum “Japanese Entrepreneurs Talk: Engaging in Global Challenges” on November 7, 2016. At this forum, we welcomed three globally-active Japanese entrepreneurs, Mr. Makoto Goda, Ms. Satoko Kono, and Dr. Shinsuke Muto. They have talked about how they tried to overcome social and global challenges such as poverty, health, energy/environmental problems, based on their personal experience, and shared ideas of practical hints to solve such challenges. Event Details Date & Time: Monday, November 7, 2016, 19:00~20:30 Venue: Otemachi Financial City Gran Cube 3F Supported by: Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI) Speakers: Mr. Makoto Goda (President & CEO, Nippon…

JSIE Networking Events

JSIE Reunion & Networking Event 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. JSIE often invites special guests, and this would be a good chance for participants to get some practical advice about feedback from the mentors and special guests. Participants are given opportunities to present their own business idea/plans and activities. JSIE organizes networking event twice a year. Please register as a free member in order to receive invitations from JSIE to join these events. Please join us at next event! About JSIE Japan Institute for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship (JSIE) supports fostering global talent, and…

6th Washington Women’s Dialogue

About Washington Women's Dialogue We face numerous social challenges to truly achieve a society that women can actively and inclusively participate in. Particularly aiming to develop and expand Asian women’s presence in global leadership roles in business, government, political, and social activities, JSIE hosts “Washington Women’s Dialogue” (WWD) featuring prominent female role models in various sectors, who would share their life experience. WWD offers opportunities to frankly discuss various issues on social and international challenges and learn how to overcome such challenges (off-the-record). This WWD is supported by Keidanren USA. A Conversation with Ms. Elissa Alben, the International Trade Counsel for the Senate Finance Committee. As a leading professional in…

JSIE organized First Movers Forum

Academy Hills Library × JSIE Collaboration Event Series“First Movers Forum” JSIE, in association with Academy Hills Library, launches 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. The theme for the first forum is “Engaging in Global Challenges by Maximizing Japanese Strengths”. Four panelist discussants: Mr.…

JSIE organized the Second Forum

JSIE hosted the second Forum, with the cooperation of Roppongi Academy Hills Library, on Monday, May 30, 2016. This forum features social entrepreneurs who try to solve social challenges based on the viewpoint of the making business model of social entrepreneurship. JSIE focuses on several entrepreneurs and their businesses that were created in connection with the Great East Japan Earthquake on this fifth year since the occurrence of the earthquake. We discussed various social challenges and learn how such challenges were overcome. A Look Ahead:Disaster x Social Entrepreneur x Sustainability Date: May 30, 2016  19:00~21:00 Venue: Roppongi Academyhills Host: JSIE Cooperation: Academyhills Library In her Keynote speech titled “Beyond your limit”, Ms. Ishiguro emphasized that it is…