JSIE helps people unlock their full potential to promote social change with the cutting edge of technological innovation and entrepreneurial spirit. We promote empowerment of women and younger generations and raises an awareness, thereby building a society that all of us can participate in together. To achieve this goal, JSIE organizes summer program called “Women’s Initiative for Sustainable Empowerment (WISE)“, and is designed to promote leadership toward innovative solutions against various social problems, issues or challenges.
WISE 2019 Program
2019 WISE Program has two events: Kumamoto WISE in May 18-19, 2019 and Beppu WISE in August 2-4, 2019. Both aimed to shape ideas into actionable project plans. The theme for Kumamoto WISE 2019 is “Creating New Social Values for Sustainable Communities”. Kumamoto WISE is specially organized by JSIE with collaboration of Kumamoto Prefecture, 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 will provide opportunities to shape such ideas into plans through two-day workshop and to learn leadership styles through group works to bring women and younger generations in action.
Beppy WISE will be a collaboration with Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University in Beppu.
WISE 2018 Program
2018 WISE Summer Program aimed to shape ideas into actionable project plans. The keywords for 2018 are “Global x Inclusive” and how we can create inclusive society where people from different background can participate and play respective roles. We all know that challenges we face everyday are closely connected to social problems, that can be turned into (social) business ideas. JSIE will provide opportunities to shape such ideas into plans through group work and to learn leadership styles to bring people in action. Registration will be available soon.
WISE 2017 Program
2017 WISE Summer Program aimed to shape ideas into actionable project plans. We all know that challenges we face everyday are closely connected to social problems, linking to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) identified by the United Nations. Supported by Google Japan, JSIE organized the program during September 2-3, 2017 and provided opportunities to shape ideas into plans through group work and to learn various types of leadership and communication skills.
WISE 2016 Program
2016 WISE Summer Program aimed to shape ideas into actionable project plans. Under the theme of “encouraging women’s initiative in solving social issues through startup business”, fellows participated during July 1 – 3rd, by bringing business ideas and identifying possible solutions, so that they will eventually developing these ideas into practical and sustainable services or products.
WISE 2015 Program
In 2015, under the theme of “to be independent thinker and execute with confidence,” JSIE organized Women’s Initiative for Summer Empowerment program (WISE) 2015 at Roppongi Academy Hills during August 1-3rd 2015, to implement an awareness raising programs in professional education bringing renowned practitioners and thought leaders. Sixty WISE Fellows joined group discussions and seminars led by distinguished lecturers and speakers.