Women's Issues

World Assembly for Women: 5th WAW! Official Side Events

March 19, 2019
Japanese

NATTO NIGHT FUKUOKA for your Woman Shine Life!Open a New Window

Organizer:
LMO Corp.
Location:
DIAGONAL RUN FUKUOKA
Date:
27 March
Overview:
This event aimed at helping you to become a part of beauty and health by knowing once again the Japanese supernatural food "natto" and incorporating it effectively, deliciously and happily in your everyday diet. We will also introduce SDGs.

To achieve SDG5: How can men promote gender equality? Let's expand HeFoeShe movement in Japan and to the World!!Open a New Window

Organizer:
UN Women
Location:
Junior Chamber International Japan
Date:
March 24th, 14:30-16:30
Overview:
In this event, male panelists from Japan and overseas will discuss about gender equality and how we can tackle with gender issues in Japan and the world.

POWERMAMA Meet Up - Updating Education for Working Mothers -Open a New Window

Organizer:
Powermama Project
Location:
Square Bldg 11F
Date:
March 21, 1PM to 3PM
Overview:
In this event, you can update latest infomation about education, like elementary MBA, Programming using English, tips for working mothers. Also have networking time for working mothers.

The school Infirmary at Department store 2019 presented by TeamBONEOpen a New Window

Organizer:
TeamBONE (Keio Research Institute at SFC Health Information Consortium, Juntendo Universiity, Osaka Aoyama University)
Location:
Tokyo Tamagawa Takashimaya S.C. Main GURANPATIO 1F
Date:
2019/3/9 10:30-16:30
Overview:
This event is aimed at spreading awareness about reproductive health / rights in society, increasing the awareness of the importance of Woman's bone health support throughout their life and making all family healthy.

An Event for Women's Empowerment

Organizer:
Embassy of Japan to the USA
Location:
The Old Ambassador's Residence, Embassy of Japan to the USA
Date:
March 5th, 2019
Overview:
Inspired by "International Women's Day" on March 8th, the Embassy of Japan in the US is excited to announce our new lecture and panel event featuring two pioneering female journalists from the US and Japan to showcase our efforts to promote "a world where women shine".

From CEOs to SheEOs -Moving Towards More Diverse TechOpen a New Window

Organizer:
FEW (For Empowering Women in Japna)
Location:
<Tokyo Chapter ninethytwo 13> 9 Chome-2-13 Akasaka
Date:
March 14, 2019 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Overview:
A panel discussion with three pioneering leaders who promote diversity in traditionally male-heavy science and technology industries. Casey Wahl, CEO of Wahl & Case technology recruitment services, Yan Fran, Co-Founder and CTO of coding bootcamp Code Chrysalis, and Lena Morita, Director of Women Who Code Tokyo will discuss the current situation in the STEM fields, and how to foster more open culture and diverse environment. (English Only)

Beauty esthetician training

Organizer:
Hoho Co.,Ltd
Location:
Ginza Chuo-ku Tokyo
Date:
(1) 1-5, May, 2019 (2) Occasionally
Overview:
To support women's independence,
We will hold beauty estheticians training,
Cost: Free
Period: May 1 - May 5 (11 - 17 o'clock every day)
Location: 2-7-6 Ginza 2-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Contents: Esthetic, hospitality, management knowledge

the 3rd ASEAN-Japan Women Entrepreneurs' Linkage Program (AJWELP)

Organizer:
ASEAN-Japan Centre
Location:
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Date:
Jan. 27-30, 2019
Overview:
AJWELP provides a package of support to starter women entrepreneurs in ASEAN. The participating entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to learn to become right entrepreneurs, to improve presentation skills, and to create networking with companies, senior entrepreneurs and AJWELP peers through the AJWELP program, such as 1) Workshop, 2) Business Presentation Event, 3) Company visit (optional), and 4) Social program.

Citi's 2019 International Womens's Day Celebration

Organizer:
Citigroup Japan
Location:
Otemachi Park Building 10F Tokyo Room
Date:
2019/3/8
Overview:
As a part of the International Women's Day (IWD) celebrated around the world, Citi will host an IWD Celebration event to further promote women in their careers.
This year we are delighted to have Ms. Atsuko Muraki, the former Vice Minister of Health and Welfare, as the key note speaker for the event.
We will also be screening a short video entitled "Girl Rising". The video is a global Citi initiative and will be screened at Citi IWD events worldwide.

WiDS Tokyo @ Yokohama City University Open a New Window

Organizer:
The Yokohama City University Data Science Promotion Center
Location:
My navi room, Tokyo Shinjuku
Date:
2019/3/22
Overview:
The Yokohama City University Data Science Promotion Center(YCU-DSPC) will hold a symposium "WiDS Tokyo @ Yokohama City University" with the aim of inviting new human resources (especially female persons) to this area.

This symposium consists of presentations and discussions at public places, mainly by women who are active in this field (or are expected to be active in the future), about aspects related activities of data scientists.

International Women's Day|HAPPY WOMAN FESTA 2019Open a New Window

Organizer:
Executive Committee of HAPPY WOMAN
Location:
11 prefectures 28 venues in Japan
Date:
Feb. 13 - March 31, 2019
Overview:
The event that began since 2017 to realize a society which women can live vividly on March 8, "International Women's Day" established by UN as a new cultural event in Japan. In 2019, we expand to held this event for 11 prefectures 28 venues.

Kagayaki School, Women's Healthcare Educational ProgramOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Bayer Yakuhin, Ltd. And Omron Healthcare Co., Ltd.
Location:
11 high schools across the country
Date:
January 2019 to March 2019
Overview:
Kagayaki School sends a gynecologist to high schools to offer a visiting class to support education on women's health, including menstruation, contraception, reproductive health, female-specific diseases and life and family planning. The program aims to enhance adolescents' literacy on women's health and empower them to maintain work-life-health balance and achieve their career and social aspirations.

MetLife Japan Symposium - '#ChangeRougo "Life Design" Summit for Women'

Organizer:
Metlife Insurance K.K.
Location:
The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo, Tokyo Midtown 9-7-1, Akasaka Minato-ku, Tokyo
Date:
March 5, 2019 (Tue.)
Overview:
In anticipation of the changes society is going to be seeing in the future, this symposium will serve as an opportunity for people in industry, government, academia and society at large to come together and think about what kind of "Life Design" is required and where people need to be steering their lives so that they can cast aside those insecurities and spend their days in happiness.

International Symposium: Path to Future ASIAOpen a New Window

Organizer:
FeRDSU (Female Researchers with Doctor's degree of Saitama University)
Location:
With You さいたま 4th Floor Seminar Room
Date:
14:00-16:30 (Doors Open13:30), March 16th (Sat.),2019
Overview:
This symposium aims to deepen friendly relations among Asian countries and to encourage Asian women's success. In the symposium, female researchers including Ph.D. students will make their research presentations wearing their traditional costumes. Also, Minister Counsellor from Myanmar Embassy, Tokyo, will attend and give speech on the International Symposium.

Exhibition on women's empowerment policy of the Government of Japan

Organizer:
Consulate-General of Japan in Strasbourg
Location:
Counsil of Europe, Strasbourg
Date:
From January 21st, 2019 to January 25th, 2019.
Overview:
On the occasion of the Winter session 2019 of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, the Consulate-General of Japan in Strasbourg displays in the assembly venue an exhibition on the policies held by the Government of Japan to promote the ""women's empowerment"", domestically as well as internationally. A brief presentation of Ms Asako OSAKI, Member of the 5th WAW!/W20 steering committee at the opening ceremony, will highlights the efforts undertaken in these frames.

Women's Leadership Summit "This is Her Life" 2019Open a New Window

Organizer:
UNISC International
Location:
Fukutake Hall, The University of Tokyo
Date:
9 Feb 2019 (Sat)
Overview:
Our event targets female students as its primary participants and invites five career women who have been active in various fields of public and private sectors as lecturers. We provide participants with opportunities to audit the lecturers’ stories of successes and challenges they experienced in their workplaces. Our goal is to help participants rethink their career planning and to help them create clearer visions for the future.