JSIE in the News

News picks Here are articles and interviews picked up by media. 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 (in Japanese). Sakura Newspaper (Washington DC & Houston) published JSIE interview series May 18, 2019 edition features interview article of Dr. Naoko Takebe of NIH by JSIE rep. Hiromi Murakami. Please see…

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. With your support, we would like to give out scholarship to those who are in need. The WISE fund will help us invite younger generations. JSIE’s mentors and supporters…

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…

JSIE contributed Meridian Event

JSIE contributed to Meridian International Center’s “Japan Diplomacy Forum on Japan” held on June 6, 2018. We all are very honored to be a contributing organization to this prestigious event. Japan Diplomacy Forum on Japan Details are here

Global Peer Professional Network

Searching for A Peer Mentor? JSIE’s Global Peer Professional 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”, which consists of Global Peer Professional Network and Global Peer Youth Network. Please join us at Global Peer Professional for building our cross-boarder career 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 Professional Network” to connect our U.S.-Japan community members & friends, and empower and elevate younger generation’s as…

TOMODACHI & JSIE Collaborative Panel

About TOMODACHI & JSIE Collaborative Panel “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 was launched in 2013 by the US-Japan Council and coordinated in partnership with Cultural Vistas with the objective to develop the next generation of globally active women leaders. This collaborative panel discussion offers opportunities that participants can…

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…

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.

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.…