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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

2nd JSIE Networking Event (Tokyo)

JSIE organized 2nd Reunion & Networking event on March 25, 2017! 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 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. This time, we welcomed special guests, Ms. Satoko Kono of ARUN and Mr. Naofumi Iwai of Peatix, Inc. COO. It was such a great occasion for all of us to learn from their business experience and personal episodes as well as…

JSIE organized 1st Reunion & Networking Event

This event offers JSIE members opportunities to network and reconnect with your colleagues and mentors from the summer programs & events and to share your thoughts and recent experience with them. This would also be a good chance for you to get some practical advice about what you do from the mentors and special guests. Mr. Makoto Goda, CEO of Nippon Biodiesel Fuel Co. Ltd, Ms. Suzuka Kobayakawa of KIBOW fund, and Mr. Gerald Lema of Cylon Capital joined us. A handful people presented their business idea and activities answering the questions below. 1) Why does anybody need your service/product? Is there any similar product? 2) Who is the customer? 3) How do you get…