Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality

World Assembly for Women in Tokyo: WAW! 2015 Official Side Events

October 15, 2015
Japanese

WAW! Brunei Darussalam 2015Open a New Window

Organizer:
The Embassy of Japan in Brunei Darussalam (host) and theHigh Commission of Canada inBrunei Darussalam (co-host)
Location:
Bandar Seri Begawan (CAE Brunei Multi-Purpose Training Centre (MPTC))
Date:
21 October 2015 (Wednesday)
Overview:
The Embassy of Japan in Brunei Darussalam will host "WAW! Brunei Darussalam2015, "which consists of the symposium and reception, in co-sponsorship with the HighCommission of Canada. During the symposium, Ms. Iki, Ambassador of Japan to Brunei, aswell as the High Commissioners and Ambassadors to Brunei, and Deputy Minister ofCulture, Youth and Sports, Datin Paduka Hjh Adina Othman will be on stage to givepresentations and exchange viewpoints.

2015 Women's Leadership Counts Initiative "How to Navigate Toward Your Greatest Potential"

Organizer:
Japan America Society of Southern California
Location:
Inter Continental LA Century City at Beverly Hills
Date:
November 3, 2015
Overview:
In 2014, the Japan America Society of Southern California’s Women’s Leadership Counts Initiative was created as a first-of-its kind initiative to provide a platform for women in business on both sides of the Pacific to engage in professional and leadership development.The event will feature a panel of experts representing a variety of industries who will discuss solutions for common workplace challenges, including how to gain the confidence to become a leader, how to develop a vision for your career, and how to manage and support women employees.Together with our partner organizations, business executives and community leaders, the WLCI will create a network that inspires action and moves the needle on women's leadership. It will also provide unparalleled opportunities to connect with current and future leaders.Who Should AttendCurrent and future corporate, business, academic, non-profit and entrepreneurial women and men leaders who value the U.S-Japan collaboration and wish to expand their networks.

Global Ambassadors Program Public Forum

Organizer:
Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Vital Voices Global Partnership
Location:
Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Tokyo
Date:
15 October 2015
Overview:
The Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Vital Voices Global Ambassadors Program PublicForum in Japan will be a half-day event that will convene stakeholders and thoughtleaders to discuss contemporary issues concerning women’s economic and socialempowerment in Japan. Despite being the world’s third largest economy, Japan ranks104th out of 142 countries on the World Economic Forum’s 2014 Global Gender GapIndex. With one of the world’s lowest rates of women in the workforce, Prime MinisterShinzo Abe pledged to increase the economic participation of women in Japan through aset of policies popularly referred to as “Womenomics,” which includes goals to providechildcare to every parent and increase the participation of women to 30 percent in allsectors by 2020. Womenomics has engaged the public and private sectors to worktogether to increase economic opportunities for women. The Public Forum will highlightthis unique moment for women in Japan’s history, identify and address the pervasiveissues facing women in Japan and celebrate the success and ingenuity of those who arehelping to lead the way.

Global Ambassadors Program Japan

Organizer:
Vital Voices Global Partnership and Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Location:
Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo
Date:
October 12-16, 2015
Overview:
In 2011, Vital Voices and Bank of America developed a signature partnership toaccelerate women’s leadership development throughout the world. The GlobalAmbassadors Program connects extraordinary women leaders for mentorshipopportunities.

In each country that hosts a Global Ambassador Program, we bring together eight totwelve Global Ambassadors (mentors) to participate in a week-long program that includesleadership development trainings, one-on-one and group mentoring sessions with eight totwelve women leaders (mentees) who are at a tipping point in terms of their professional,business and leadership paths.

The Global Ambassadors Program in Japan will consist of a public forum as well as theintensive mentorship initiative. From 12th to 16th October 2015 in Tokyo, the program willfocus on furthering the economic empowerment of women leaders in Japan, frombusinesswomen to entrepreneurs and social entrepreneurs who lead small and medium-sized enterprises to women leaders of NGO’s, through structured dialogues, trainings andmentoring sessions. Engaging Global Ambassadors to serve as trainers and mentors, theprogram will create a lasting impact for the participating Japanese mentees.

Women’s EmpowermentOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Huqooq-ul-Ebad Development Foundation (HEDF) Pakistan
Location:
Community Centre, Sector G-9/2, Islamabad, Pakistan
Date:
29 October 2015 (Thursday)
Overview:
The primary objective of this seminar to develop confidence in young women byeducating and appreciating them so that they can play a vital role in sustainabledevelopment, independent business and good governance in house management as well asrelated issues.
Seminar will build their approach to conceive and understand the social issues and sharethe best possible solutions to bring certainty and peace in the society. 50 individuals willbe invited from different sphere of life, like young women, working ladies, students, Schoolteachers, house wives and others etc. Experts will share their knowledge and unique ideasabout the topic and respond the questions of the participants. All participants will beserved with Light refreshment. Active shine women will be awarded with performancecertificates and prizes.

International Understanding and Peace-Ambassodors Program:Women's Empoerment in DiplomatFieldOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Gunma Prefectural Women's Univerisity
Location:
Lecture room 1, Gunma Prefectural Women's University
Date:
October 6th, 2015
Overview:
On October 6th, Her Excellency Ms. Tania Laumanulupe ‘o Talafolika TUPOU, anambassador from the Kingdom of Tonga, will give her lecture about Women’s Empowerment in Tonga at Gunma Prefectural Women’s University.

Emerging Women Entrepreneurs ForumOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Nippon Foundation, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Location:
Shibuya Hikarie
Date:
September 28, 2015 (Monday)
Overview:
Women Entrepreneurs will be invited from Africa, Middle America, and Asia. They will share their experiences and have a panel discussion about potential for collaboration with local women entrepreneurs and Japanese companies from a perspective of BOP business.

Northern Tohoku National Universities Partnership Promotion Conference Gender Equality Symposium ‘Think about Vitalizing Local Economy from Perspective of Gender Equality’Open a New Window

Organizer:
Hirosaki University
Location:
Hirosaki Cirt, Aomori Prefecture(Hirosaki University Faculty of Humanities Building 4th floor Multi-purpose hall)
Date:
September 14, 2015 (Monday) 13.30-16
Overview:
Keynote Speech ‘Vitalizing Local Economy and Gender Equality’ by Mr. Yoshio Higuchi (member of Town, People and Work Vitalizing Meeting , professor at the Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University)
Panel Discussion ‘Think about a role of universities for gender equality for local economy vitalizing’

Finding Balance Global SummitOpen a New Window

Organizer:
RoundTable Global
Location:
First Member's Offide building of the House of Representative2-2-1 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Date:
September 7, 2015 (Monday)
Overview:
A global conversation by young people about empowerment and balance.

Workshop ‘Now or Never! Diversity & Inclusion in Civil Engineering Field’Open a New Window

Organizer:
JAPAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS (JSCE)
Location:
Okayama Prefecture, Japan
Date:
September 18, 2015 (Friday) 16.20-18.20
Overview:
We will discuss future strategy of civil engineering field where women action has developed rapidly with all of the participants. Before the discussion, we will have a speech by a specialist and introduce ‘Declaration of Action for Diversity and Inclusion in Civil Engineering Field.

Women and Biotech Seminar in JapanOpen a New Window

Organizer:
American Embassy, Tokyo, Japan
Location:
Tokyo, Sapporo, Osaka
Date:
September 1, 2015 (Tuesday)(Tokyo), September 2, 2015(Wednesday) (Sapporo), September 4, 2015(Friday) (Osaka)
Overview:
There will be a speech about leadership of agricultural women by Pam Johnson, who became first female president in National Corn Growers Association. In the panel discussion, agricultural technologies such as biotechnology will be explained by a moderator, who is talkative female scientist.

LIXIL Women's Network COMPASS Forum in WING

Organizer:
LIXIL Women's Network
Location:
Tokyo (LIXIL WING building)
Date:
September 4, 2015 (Friday)
Overview:
There will be a talk session by an outside female director and a HR head director. The theme is “To Shine Myself ~Think about Future Self~. There will be a group discussion and we share what we found and learnt.

Perspectives of Women LeadersOpen a New Window

Organizer:
The Mexican Association of Former Japanese Scholarship Holders
Location:
Lamartine 238, Miguel Hidalgo, Chapultepec Morales, 06500 Ciudad de México, D.F. (The Cultural Section of the Embassy of Japan in Mexico)
Date:
September 24, 2015 (Monday)
Overview:
Women Leaders from Mexico as well as former students in Japan will discuss how they see both countries in terms of the efforts each one is doing to accomplish a society with a stronger female participation. There will be a review of the main policies of both countries, a round table for further discussion of this topic and a networking session.

Knowledge Exchange Seminar on Sanitation Facilities-A Stepping Stone to Further Collaboration between India and Japan for Better Sanitation-

Organizer:
JICA
Location:
Indian Habitat Center, New Delhi
Date:
September 10, 2015
Overview:
The seminar will be held to share the current situation and issues of sanitation in India, gender perspectives on hygiene and sanitation, good practices, and Japanese experiences in this field.

Japan-France:What is the outlook for women? Towards a society where women shine: progress, challenges and perspectivesOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Embassy of Japan in France and Maison de la Culture du Japon a Paris
Location:
Maison de la Culture du Japon a Paris (Petite salle, rez-de-chaussee)
Date:
July 10, 2015 (Friday) 18:00~
Overview:
Women’s active participation is an important issue in Japan and around the world. Several measures are currently undertaken in Japan, and it is important to share these initiatives with the rest of the world. With this in mind, the Government of Japan will host the second World Assembly for Women (WAW!) this summer in Tokyo. This international symposium will provide an opportunity to exchange information and discuss policies and issues relating to women’s active participation in Japan and around the world. In this context, the Embassy of Japan in France and la Maison de la Culture du Japon a Paris are co-hosting a round-table.

JDN Symposium: Diversity is the Game ChangerOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Japan Diversity Network(JDN)
Location:
Hotel Chinzanso, Tokyo
Date:
September 2nd, 2015 (Wednesday)
Overview:
Under the theme "Diversity is the Game Changer”, this event aims to share information about JDN activities, with the participation of over 120 organizations and individuals from across Japan that are active in more than 10 fields. The symposium will include workshops on specific themes, a panel discussion with leaders from every field, and a networking event with various organizations and companies.

Strategic Use of Human Resources: No growth without women’s participation!Open a New Window

Organizer:
Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Location:
Osaka
Date:
September 15, 2015 (Tuesday)
Overview:
We will present measures adopted by successful companies and other measures that promote women’s active participation. The CEO of Calbee will deliver a keynote speech entitled「2030いちばん乗り!」. Furthermore, in a panel discussion, we will present, for examples, Gunze and Daikin.

Second Forum on the Active Participation of Women in the Workplace: Drawing on the Power of 100 Working WomenOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Working Women Research Center NPO
Location:
Marugame city, Kagawa prefecture
Date:
October 27, 2015(Tuesday)
Overview:
The first forum was a World Café event for working women and managers, and focused on how to facilitate work for women. In the second forum, we will present examples of how to improve work and duties from the perspective of women, with the aim of expanding such measures and practices.

2015 Nagano Gender Equality Forum in Agematsu (PDF)PDF

Organizer:
Nagano Committee for the Promotion of Gender Equality, Agematsu city (Kiso) , Nagano Prefecture
Location:
Nagano Prefecture
Date:
August 29, 2015 (Saturday)
Overview:
This Forum aims to promote gender equality in regions. It will include a lecture by Ms. Natsuko Hagiwara(Professor, Graduate School of 21st Century Design Studies, Rikkyo University), as well as presentation of examples, attractions, exhibits, and sales.

JICA International Symposium “Promoting women’s leadership and participation in peacebuilding and disaster risk reduction”Open a New Window

Organizer:
Japan International Cooperation Agency(JICA)
Location:
JICA Ichigaya Building International Conference Hall
Date:
August 27, 2015 (Thursday)
Overview:
This event is part of a research project of JICA and Georgetown University. Participants from the Philippines and Afghanistan will give lectures on how to increase leadership and participation of women in peacebuilding and disaster risk reduction.

Yokohama Women Networking Event & Yokohama Women Business Festival 2015Open a New Window

Organizer:
Yokohama Association for the Promotion of Gender Equality, Executive Committee of the Yokohama Women Business Festival
Location:
Yokohama(Pacifico Yokohama, Annex Hall)
Date:
November 7, 2015 (Saturday)
Overview:
This event is for women entrepreneurs and working women. It will include keynote speeches, breakout sessions and presentations by women entrepreneurs. Furthermore, in a sales and experience corner, women entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to interact and try products and services.

OSAKA Job Fair 2015: Working Women, 1 monthOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Osaka,OSAKA’s Committee Promoting Women’s Participation
Location:
Osaka
Date:
September 1-30, 2015
Overview:
The OSAKA Job Fair aims to boost employment opportunities in all parts of society, and will include many events targeting everybody, including youth and businesses, with a focus on women.

Symposium: Construction of Regions × Management of Diversity (PDF)PDF

Organizer:
Tohoku Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry
Location:
Sendai
Date:
July 28, 2015 (Wednesday)
Overview:
This symposium will present examples of companies that have adopted measures to manage diversity. We will discuss measures that strengthen the competitiveness of companies, as well as innovation with UIJ interns, which are now attracting more attention in regional construction.

2015 WCD Asia InstituteOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Women Corporate Directors
Location:
Tokyo
(10th:ANA Intercontinental Hotel Tokyo
11th:Ark Hills Club, Tsunamachi Mitsui Club)
Date:
September 10-11, 2015 (Thursday-Friday)
Overview:
The WCD Asia Institute aims to provide an opportunity for executive women to exchange ideas on how to overcome challenges they face in Asia, and to network with branch members in every country. It will be a significant networking opportunity with a program that includes panel discussions and speeches by celebrities from Japan and abroad.

2015 Seminar to spread diversity in management: Strategy of diversity leading to growth in businessOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Kyushu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry
Location:
Fukuoka(Hyatt Regency, Fukuoka)
Date:
July 30, 2015 (Thursday), 13:30~16:30
Overview:
We will present examples of companies that were selected by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry as“100 Companies Managing Diversity”, etc.

A city where women shine – Tokyo SymposiumOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Location:
Tokyo Metropolitan City Hall, Large Conference Room, 5th floor
Date:
August 31, 2015 (Monday)
Overview:
This event will include keynote speeches by experts gathering from around the world to attend WAW! 2015 as well as a panel discussion on the theme "Re-examining women's active participation and working methods – What Tokyo can do now". Furthermore, women entrepreneurs will have booths to encourage exchanges with participants.

Seminar for male managers on the promotion of women's participation: "Diversity is the Strategy"Open a New Window

Organizer:
Fukuoka Prefecture, Gender Equality Center "Asubaru"
Location:
Fukuoka city, Fukuoka Prefecture
Date:
September 30, 2015 (Wednesday)
Overview:
What can we do to promote diverse human resources in the workplace, including women's participation? In this event, we will welcome the Vice-President of LIXIL Group, Mr. Yosuke Yagi, who will talk about examples of successful businesses that consider diversity as a corporate strategy.

One Woman; For a Society Where Women ShineOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Friends of the United Nations Asia-Pacific
Location:
Sabae Studio, Tannan Cable TV, Sabae City, Fukui Prefecture,
Date:
September 4, 2015 (Friday)
Overview:
Mayor Makino of Sabae city and the Head of the UNFPA Tokyo Office, Ms. Sazaki will hold a networking event for "a society where women shine". This event will be video-taped in front of a live audience and eventually broadcasted.

Listening to our predecessors and building a future where you can shineOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Fukuoka Women's University, Kyushu University, Kyushu Sangyo University Joint Committee
Location:
Fukuoka City
Date:
July 18, 2015 (Saturday)
Overview:
University students and working adults, men and women, will gather in a World Cafe style event to discuss the issue of women at work. We will welcome four male and female guest speakers, including men and managers who enjoy taking care of children and mothers who are active despite stereotypes against women.

Post-Maternity Leave Cafe @ Scrum21Open a New Window

Organizer:
Kawasaki Gender Equality Center (Scrum 21)
Location:
Kawasaki Gender Equality Center (Scrum 21)
Date:
August 22, 2015 (Saturday)
Overview:
The Post-Maternity Leave Cafe will provide an opportunity for women returning to work after maternity leave to share challenges and anxieties with people in the same situation. Why don't we talk about the challenges of working while raising children with fellow workers?

Training Course for Women Leaders: One Rank Up! "Mentorship Salon for Working Women"Open a New Window

Organizer:
Kawasaki Gender Equality Center (Scrum 21)
Location:
Kawasaki Gender Equality Center (Scrum 21)
Date:
August 22, 2015 (Saturday)
Overview:
This course is for women leaders and managers as well as women who want to become active. Experienced lecturers will give advice to women who want to improve their skills.

Beginners Salon for Women Entrepreneurs: Course on developing a business planOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Kawasaki Gender Equality Center (Scrum 21)
Location:
Kawasaki Gender Equality Center (Scrum 21)
Date:
September 12 and 26, 2015, and October 10 and 24, 2015 (All Saturdays)
Overview:
When starting a new business, it is important to be able to maintain the business in a long term. In order to achieve results, we need to work as a manager in addition to carry on transactions. During this four-day intensive course, we will carefully look at start-up and growth elements that are needed to pursue a business, and we will develop a business plan.

2015 Promoting Gender Equality ForumOpen a New Window

Organizer:
National Women's Education Center of Japan
Location:
National Women's Education Center of Japan (Ranzan-machi, Hiki-gun, Saitama)
Date:
August 20 (Thursday)-22 (Saturday), 2015
Overview:
This event will provide an opportunity to think about gender equality in various fields, including universities, businesses and regions. It will include special lectures, symposia, film screenings, and public workshops. The event is open to all interested participants.

2015 Seminar on women's leading role in the growth of businessesOpen a New Window

Organizer:
National Women's Education Center of Japan
Location:
National Women's Education Center of Japan (Ranzan-machi, Hiki-gun, Saitama)
Date:
October 15 (Thursday)-16 (Friday), 2015
Overview:
This seminar will include lectures by managers and individuals responsible for human resources in companies promoting diversity, as well as by experts on work/life balance. We will think about what kind of reforms in the workplace environment and management are needed to promote women's active participation.

Seminar for women starting their business

Organizer:
Career Mam Corp (subsidised by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government)
Location:
Tama-city, Tokyo
Date:
August 21 (Friday)- October 23 (Friday), 2015
Overview:
This seminar is for women who are interested to start their own business and be independent (six events in total: maximum 20-30 people per event).

Business Start-up Course for Women

Organizer:
Cyber Silk Road, Hachioji (subsidised by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government)
Location:
Cyber Silk Road, Hachioji-city
Date:
August 29, 2015(Saturday) and September 5, 2015 (Saturday)
Overview:
This two-day course will teach women how to build a business plan in order to start a new business. It will be a useful program for women entrepreneurs, and will include work group sessions and explanations from experienced entrepreneurs on how to be successful (maximum: 20 people).

Kick-Off Event of Miyagi's cooperative for the promotion of women's active participation "Building on Women's Power: Implementation and Results"Open a New Window

Organizer:
Sendai-city, Sendai Gender Equal Opportunity Foundation, Miyagi's cooperative committee for the promotion of women's participation
Location:
Sendai
Date:
July 3, 2015 (Friday)
Overview:
By discussing examples of businesses that have achieved positive results with respect to women's participation, we will provide hints of management strategies that address today's challenges.
Lecture:
Ms. Kimie Iwata (Head of Japan Institute of Women's Empowerment & Diversity Management). Discussion Session: Mr. Yujiro Ito(Vice President of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation), etc.

Step up lithely
Seminar and networking buffet in support of working women
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Organizer:
Sendai-city, Sendai Gender Equal Opportunity Foundation, Miyagi's cooperative committee for the promotion of women's participation
Location:
Sendai
Date:
September 1, 2015 (Tuesday)
Overview:
This event will include lectures on how women's working methods and enhancement of their career. It will also be a networking event for business women.
Lecture:
Ms.Yukari Tomita (Hitachi Solutions, Managing Executive Officer)

Fureai Nurse Bank (Consultation on reemployment in the nursing sector)Open a New Window

Organizer:
Tokyo Nurse Plaza (Tokyo Commissioned Project)
Location:
Tokyo (Nurse Bank Tachikawa)
Date:
September 3, 2015 (Thursday)
Overview:
This event will provide an opportunity for nurses looking for employment to casually meet, consult, interview and gather information from representatives responsible for recruitment in nursing institutions.

Let's talk with women researchers!Open a New Window

Organizer:
National University Corporation Shizuoka University, Gender Equality Promotion Department
Location:
Hamamatsu City
Date:
August 7, 2015 (Friday)
Overview:
This event targets high school female students who are worried about choosing their future course (science, literature, etc.) and their parents, as well as university female students and graduate students worried about their future plans. Students will be introduced to female role models in science and will have the opportunity to exchange views with women researchers.

9th Regular Assembly “Appeal for Collaborative Research 2015”: Project to Support Research Activities of Women ResearchersOpen a New Window

Organizer:
National University Corporation Shizuoka University, Gender Equality Promotion Department
Location:
Shizuoka City
Date:
September 11, 2015 (Friday)
Overview:
At Shizuoka University, we are striving to extend our research support policies to neighboring research institutes. This event will provide an opportunity for women researchers to network, present their research and exchange information with fellow researchers. It will also be an opportunity for high school science students to meet and exchange views with researchers.

Women Wellness Laboratory Press Seminar: Daily Health Care for Women Not Feeling WellOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Women Wellness Seminar, supported by Kao
Location:
Tokyo (Roppongi)
Date:
September 9, 2015 (Wednesday)
Overview:
This press seminar aims to provide health services to women in cooperation with doctors and participating businesses. We plan to present ways of coping with aging and health issues specific to women in daily life.

Seminar 「International Relations Issues in the Asia Pacific Region」

Organizer:
University of Alcala De Henares Regional Unification Research Center
Location:
Spain
Overview:
This seminar is hosted by the University of Alcala de Henares 70 years after the end of World War II. It will be a panel discussion targeting students and researchers. Three sessions will focus respectively on diplomacy, security, and economic and social policies. The Abe Administration’s efforts regarding women’s participation in society will be discussed in the third session focusing on economic and social policies.

The 2nd International Exhibition and Conference on the “Role of Women in Sustainable Development Entrepreneurship and Employment”Open a New Window

Organizer:
IICIC (Independent Inc. for Contemporary International Conferences & Fairs)
Location:
Teheran, Iran
Date:
September 15-18, 2015
Overview:
Participation in this exhibition and conference will provide an opportunity to exchange views and information on matters such as women’s role in developing business opportunities, entrepreneurship morality and women entrepreneur’s role in socio-economic development and to discuss science-based economic policies through women contribution. This event will also provide an opportunity for face-to-face dialogue among shareholders.

Sakai Safe City Program Workshop

Organizer:
Sakai City Government
Location:
Sakai City
Date:
August 2, 2015 (Sunday)
Overview:
Sakai is participating in UNWomen’s project “Building safe cities free of violence against women and girls”. This workshop will examine a crime prevention model that aims to decrease and prevent sexual violence against women and girls in public spaces such as parks and streets.

Sakai Women Entrepreneur Seminar
念ずれば花開く~本気でめざす起業への道~
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Organizer:
Sakai New Business Creation Center
Location:
Sakai City
Date:
July 11, 2015 (Sunday)
Overview:
We will hear from experienced women entrepreneurs about their business experiences from a women’s perspective, from the trigger to the success of their business, including challenges and know-how needed to start a business.

Supporting Women Entrepreneurs in Sakai
Meeting between women entrepreneurs (mentors) and women wanting to start a business but unable to take the first step
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Organizer:
Sakai New Business Creation Center
Location:
Sakai City
Date:
First Round:August 18, 2015 (Tuesday); Second to Fifth Round: September to November (tentative)
Overview:
This meeting will strongly support women wanting to start a new business. Experienced women entrepreneurs (mentors) and experts in business support (coordinators) will answer questions regarding starting a new business.

A talk session with 500 Men and Women in Fukuoka – For a future where we can all shineOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Fukuoka Prefecture
Location:
Fukuoka City
Date:
August 30, 2015 (Sunday)
Overview:
This talk session will include a keynote speech from a guest travelling from abroad to attend WAW! Tokyo 2015. It will also include small sessions where we will present examples of measures promoting women’s active participation in three areas (economy/business; regions; agriculture). Finally, a World Café meeting will provide an opportunity for participants to discuss how to create a society where women and men can actively participate together,

Symposium “Corporate Governance and Diversity: How many Women Executives do you have in your Company?”

Organizer:
Japan Federation of Bar Associations
Location:
Tokyo
Date:
September 4, 2015 (Friday)
Overview:
Following a baseline report on the contribution of board diversity to corporate governance, this symposium will consist of a panel discussion on the role played by non-executive employees in their company’s sustainable growth with the active participation of women executives.

The Second Symposium for Shining Women: “Beautiful Nursing Cloth Contest”Open a New Window

Organizer:
Woman & Regional Activity Propulsion Organization
Location:
Osaka
Date:
September 14, 2015
Overview:
WAO Principle: Host an event that generates employment opportunities, supports business and promotes personnel training with the following three elements: (1) Lectures on hiring women in industries that have a shortfall in human resources, including nursing; (2) Demonstration of power suits and wearable devices; (3) Competition of nursing uniform design by students of the Osaka Mode Campus.

Training: Women in Management-Level PositionsOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Fukuoka City Gender Equality Promotion Center AMIKAS
Location:
Fukuoka
Date:
July 18 – August 8, 2015
Overview:
This training will discuss ways to manage people and work, and improve decision-making, negotiation and problem-solving skills that are needed to ensure women's active participation in management-level positions.

Training: Women Leaders

Organizer:
Fukuoka City Gender Equality Promotion Center AMIKAS
Location:
Fukuoka City
Date:
September – November, 2015
Overview:
This training will focus on knowledge required to become leaders, and will aim to improve career-design, logical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Aichi International Women's Film Festival 2015 United Nations Public Relations Center Cooperation Planning
「Meeting with Women Ambassadors」(Celebrating the 20th Film Festival – Beijing + 20 – the United Nations 70th Anniversary)
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Organizer:
Aichi Gender Equality Foundation
Location:
Aichi's Women Center(Will Aichi)
Date:
September 2, 2015 (Wednesday)
Overview:
In addition to screening 『Solar Mamas』, a documentary co-produced with NHK International、we will hold a meeting with women Ambassadors on the theme “Changing the World with Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women”. (Other relevant screening『Wadjda』)

Metlife Life Symposium: Thinking about Gender Diversity from Women and Men's PerspectivesOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Metlife
Location:
Imperial Hotel Tokyo (Chiyoda)
Date:
August 27, 2015 (Thursday)
Overview:
The Metlife Symposium will focus on what needs to be done to realize a society where women shine. We will tackle this issue both from women and men's perspectives. (Free public lectures)

Girl Power Charity Party 2015Open a New Window

Organizer:
Girl Power (Foundation)
Location:
Hotel Intercontinental, Tokyo Bay
Date:
August 28, 2015 (Friday)
Overview:
This Charity Party takes place once a year with the participation of approximately 200 men and women who believe in contributing to society. The event will focus on the activity report of Girl Power and will include a “Sign Language Dance” and sign language lesson with the members of Girl Power, as well as a dance performance by children from Ghana.

Girl Power Seminar「My Number and Personal Information」Open a New Window

Organizer:
Girl Power (Foundation)
Location:
Shibuya (Tokyo)
Date:
July 8, 2015 (Wednesday)
Overview:
In light of the My Number notification card that will start to be distributed in October 2015, this seminar will focus on how to handle personal information not only phone numbers but also other personal information, including women's blogs and Facebook pages.

TODAY Designing Women's LifestyleOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Fukuda Kanako
Location:
Tokyo
Date:
July 26, 2015 (Sunday); August 28, 2015 (Friday); September 27, 2015 (Sunday)
Overview:
We will offer useful hints on how we can choose our future and live diverse lifestyles, including raising children while pursuing a career, and getting married while working (lectures and workshops).

Lecture by Professor Linda Hill, Harvard Business School, “Can we change Japan with women's power?”

Organizer:
Harvard Business School, Club of Japan
Location:
Tokyo (Roppongi Academy Hills)
Date:
August 27, 2015 (Thursday)
Overview:
In the first part of this event, Professor Hill will give a lecture entitled “Can we change Japan with women's power?” . The second part will consist of a panel discussion with Professor Hill and HBS graduates on the theme “Implementing a gender diversity strategy to revitalize Japan's businesses”.

TOKYO Business Training: Women Entrepreneur CourseOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Tokyo Metropolitan Small and Medium Enterprise Support Center
Location:
Tokyo
Date:
July 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2015, and August 1 , 2015
Overview:
This practical seminar will provide an opportunity for participants to learn about what all entrepreneurs should know and prepare themselves for business start-up while discussing various problems and issues relating to starting a business.

One-Year Anniversary Meeting: How to ensure the well-being of people who aim to raise children and care for their families while workingOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Tokyo Foundation for Employment Services
Location:
Tokyo Metropolitan Employment Service Center
Date:
July 15, 2015 (Wednesday)
Overview:
This event will celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Assistance Terrace for Women and Work. It will include speeches targeting women who wish to go back to work, and will offer examples of reemployment as well as presentations on a variety of businesses to trigger reemployment.

One-Year Anniversary Seminar for Businesses: Shortfall in human resources - Learning from examples and building on the power of womenOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Tokyo Foundation for Employment Services
Location:
Tokyo Metropolitan Employment Service Center
Date:
July 23, 2015 (Thursday)
Overview:
This event will celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Assistance Terrace for Women and Work. It will consist of a seminar and panel discussion targeting businesses that are considering women’s active participation, and will focus on how to make the best use of women’s employment and active participation.

Seminar Supporting Women’s ReemploymentOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Tokyo Foundation for Employment Services
Location:
(1) Suginami-ku (2) Fuchu-shi (3) Toshima-ku (4) Tama-shi (5) Katsushika-ku (6) Setagaya-ku (7) Shinagawa-ku (8)Koganeishi-shi
Date:
(1) July 3, 2015; (2) July 7, 2015; (3) July 30, 2015; (4) September 8, 2015; (5) September 9, 2015; (6) September 30, 2015; (7) October 9, 2015; (8) October 15, 2015
Overview:
  • This seminar will focus on the know-how needed to take the first step toward reemployment
  • After the seminar, we will hold individual consultation sessions on employment for interested participants.

Program Supporting Women’s ReemploymentOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Tokyo Foundation for Employment Services
Location:
(1) Tokyo Employment Center(Iidabashi)(2) Suginami-ku (3) Tokyo Employment Center Tama(Kokubunji)(4) Toshima-ku(5) Tokyo Employment Center(Iidabashi)(6) Fuchu(7) Tokyo Employment Center(Iidabashi)
Date:
July 8-27, 2015; July 27-August 3, 2015; August 20-September 4, 2015; August 26-September 2, 2015; September 3-18, 2015; September 29-October 5, 2015; October 7-23, 2015
Overview:
This comprehensive support program will consist of a seminar that will focus on know-how needed for job hunting, while aiming to improve skills by occupation. It will also include a business networking event and workplace experience in order for participants to build self-confidence.

Seminar Supporting Childcare Nurses’ EmploymentOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Tokyo Childcare - Daycare Support Center(Tokyo Metropolitan Government Commissioned Project)
Location:
Tokyo((1) Theatre 1010、(2) Ohara Gakuen, Tachikawa Campus、(3) Kitazawa Town Hall (4) Kokubunji Labor Administration Office、(5) Ohara Gakuen, Machida Campus、(6) Tachikawa Chamber of Commerce
Date:
(1) July 8-10, 2015, 9:30~16:00、(2) August 8-9, 2015, 9:30~17:30、(3) September 11-13, 2015,10:30~17:05、(4) September 28-30, 2015, 9:30~16:00、(5) October 3-4, 2015, 9:30~17:30、(6) October 30-November 1, 2015, 10:30~17:05
Overview:
This seminar targets inexperienced daycare workers as well as certified nurses who haven’t worked for a long time. It will consist of lectures providing information needed to find employment (Employment Support Center), as well as practical workplace experience required to obtain daycare licenses and certificates.

Event’s Title:Childcare Nurses Support and Training - Employment ConsultationOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Tokyo Childcare - Daycare Support Center(Tokyo Metropolitan Government Commissioned Project)
Location:
Tokyo((1) Hotel The Ellcy Machida、(2) Hokutobiya)
Date:
(1) September 13, 2015, 10:00~16:00、(2) October 19, 2015, 10:00~16:00
Overview:
In order to find experienced and certified daycare nurses, this seminar will provide effective and integrated support and training. In particular, we will offer training regarding the most recent information related to daycares, and provide employment consultation as well as information about job offers and applications.

7th Symposium held in Kagoshima in support of women researchers in Kyushu and Okinawa「Frank discussions on the role of future generations in promoting gender equality」Open a New Window

Organizer:
Center for Promotion of Gender Equality, Kagoshima University
Location:
Kagoshima University, Koorimoto Campus
Date:
September 11, 2015 (Friday)
Overview:
This symposium will consist of panel discussions and poster sessions focusing on training the next generation, with the objective of enhancing the support that has been provided to date to women researchers and training the next generation of researchers.

Forum for Birth Friendly Companies, 2015Open a New Window

Organizer:
Baby and Birth Friendly Foundation
Location:
Marunouchi Hall & Conference, ROOM5 (Tokyo)
Date:
July 3, 2015 (Friday)
Overview:
The first part of the forum will consist of a keynote speech by Mr. Ken Shibusawa (President of Commons) on “Japan’s sustained growth through diverse management”. The second part will focus on the road leading to birth friendly companies.
1. A Strategy of Small Steps towards 100 choices in diverse management, (Mr. Akira Hatakeyama, President/Representative of Selecty)
2. Management that promotes the empowerment of women (Ms. Yuki Takahashi, Executive Director of We Are Bears)
3. Strategies in the private sector to address declining birth rates: birth friendly companies, (Ms. Nanako Ooba, representative of Baby and Birth Friendly Foundation)

Sales Department WAW! SectionOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Sales Department Girls Section
Location:
Japan nationwide
Date:
Between June 2015 and the beginning of September 2015
Overview:
Sales women and men from across the country will gather and spread WAW! in every region while bringing together fresh voices and ideas, and proposing ways to create a better society.

2015 Conference for Women in Japan, KurashikiOpen a New Window

Organizer:
2015 Conference for Women in Japan Executive Committee, Kurashiki City
Location:
Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture
Date:
October 9 to 11, 2015
Overview:
This year marks the 32nd edition of the Conference for Women in Japan. In addition to seeking solutions to achieve a gender equal society, this conference aims to provide an opportunity for participants to interact with each other and develop information networks.

Women's Initiative for Summer Empowerment Program (WISE)Open a New Window

Organizer:
Japan Institute for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship (JSIE)
Location:
Academy Hills, Roppongi
Date:
August 1 to 3, 2015
Overview:
This summer program targets young professionals and students who aspire to work in international settings as 21st century global human resources, and aims to develop global talents willing to tackle global issues with entrepreneurship.

Exhibition 「Aiming for the Universe: From Women who succeeded to Women who will follow their steps」Open a New Window

Organizer:
National Women's Education Center
Location:
Hiki-gun, Saitama Prefecture (Musashi Ranzan)
Date:
July 31, 2015 (Friday)
Overview:
This exhibition will present materials related to successful women and women leaders in research, with a focus on women working in space research and development.

「Madonna of Science」 Madonna Summer ProjectOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Tokyo University of Science
Kayano-shi, Nagano Prefecture (Suwa Tokyo University of Science)
Date:
August 25 to 27, 2015
Overview:
This 3-day event at the Suwa Tokyo University of Science in Kayano (Nagano Prefecture) will provide an opportunity for participants to experience science experiments while interacting with female students and learning about science and life on campus from senior students.

International Conference for Women in BusinessOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Committee for the International Conference for Women in Business
Location:
Tokyo (Hotel Grand Pacific LE DAIBA)
Date:
July 26, 2015 (Monday)
Overview:
This year marks the 20th edition of this high-caliber business conference held annually in Japan since 1996, with many positive-minded participants from Japan and abroad. The average rate of satisfaction among participants is over 99%. It will be an enjoyable 10.5 hours during which participants will have the opportunity to meet colleagues and partners, and share diverse points of views.

The First Seminar on Gender Equality: Let’s extend healthy life expectancy through participation in societyOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Koga city
Location:
Koga city, Fukuoka prefecture
Date:
September 4th, 2015 (Friday)
Overview:
Part of the seminar will consist of a lecture of Mr. Seiichiro Miura who is conducting a lifelong research on the motto “It isn’t because I’m healthy that I’m active. It’s because I continue to be active that I’m healthy”. The other part of the seminar will consist of the presentation of the activities of a volunteer organization. This seminar will encourage participants to actively contribute and participate in society.

2015 W.I.N. Japan ConferenceOpen a New Window

Organizer:
W.I.N (Women's International Networking)
Location:
Shangri-la Hotel, Tokyo
Date:
April 9 (Thursday) and 10 (Friday)
Overview:
WIN is an organization based in Switzerland that supports women's leadership around the world. It is a pioneer in the field of women's empowerment, and builds on women's special characteristics to develop, empower and connect leaders with an authentic global vision. The WIN Japan Conference is a conference held with WIN's network in Japan.

Hybrid Dad - Let's Enjoy Work and Life! Changing Society with a Father's SmileOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Tomakomai city, Gender Equality Department
Location:
Tomakomai Cultural Center, Large Hall
Date:
July 5th , 2015 (Saturday)
Overview:
Mr. Tetsya Ando of Fathering Japan, an organization that seeks to increase nationwide the number of smiling fathers is invited as lecturer and will discuss in a panel discussion men's style and method of raising children.

Update for Working Women in DaikanyamaOpen a New Window

Organizer:
SANNO Institute of Management
Location:
SANNO Institute of Management Daikanyama Campus (Tokyo)
Date:
September 3rd and 4th, 2015 (Thursday and Friday)
Overview:
This seminar will address various issues that arise every day in the workplace, and focus on changing how we think about work and how we view ourselves and our workplace from the perspective of those who master clerical skills.

Overcoming the 「Unconscious Bias」 regarding apparent Women's EmpowermentOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Ernst & Young Advisory Co.
Location:
Tokyo
Date:
July 21, 2015 (Tuesday)
Overview:
This seminar on human resources management will explore what kind of measures are needed in the future to empower women, bearing in mind that the lack of success of policies adopted to date is due to the fact that 99% of our thoughts and judgment are influenced by unconscious bias.

Seminar supporting women’s entrepreneurship: "Infinity"5Open a New Window

Organizer:
Otsu city & Association supporting women's entrepreneurship
Location:
Otsu city, Shiga prefecture
Date:
September 12 and 26, October 10 and 24, and November 21, 2015
Overview:
In a total of 5 sessions, this seminar will study what is essential when starting a business. In the first session, we will invite senior entrepreneurs to talk about their personal business experiences. The other 4 sessions will study specific themes. "Let's have an even more fantastic life with a personal business style!"

Hamagin Souken Business Woman Award 2015Open a New Window

Organizer:
Hamagin Research Institute, Ltd.
Location:
Yokohama
Date:
June 10, 2015 (Wednesday) - August 31, 2015 (Monday) / Award Ceremony: December 2nd, 2015
Overview:
This award honors energetic business women, including those working in small and medium companies, who thanks to their excellent sense of management and business ability contribute to the development and success of businesses and, more generally, of society in the Kanagawa area. It is the second edition of this award that was established in 2014.

k-girl Summer SchoolOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Chiba Keizai University, k-girl project
Location:
Chiba city, Chiba prefecture
Date:
July 18, 2015
Overview:
Summer School to think about future career options for girls in middle and high school. Through games and familiar examples, we will share why the study of economics and business is attractive. Twenty one girls are designing and carrying out the project, and will decorate the room by these girls, etc.

"Conversations with Men at the WAW! 2015: Engaging Men in Accelerating Women's Leadership and Diversity at the Top" and Launch of IMPACT Emerging Global Leaders Training Program in JapanOpen a New Window

Organizer:
IMPACT Leadership 21
Location:
Tokyo American Club
Date:
September 23-24, 2015
Overview:
"Conversations with Men™ at the WAW! 2015" aims to create a high level, first line of awareness to gender blind spots in leadership, clearing misconceptions affecting leadership, and prepares a solid foundation for gender-attuned leaders, teams, businesses and organizations. The overarching goal is to engage men in leadership positions in achieving gender equality and moving toward a society where women shine.
Additonally, IMPACT Leadership 21 will be doing a 3-hour Deep Dive Session on "Emerging Global Leaders Training Program", a comprehensive, high-powered session geared toward young global leaders who are ready to take their leadership skills to the next level. Visit www.impactleadership21.com for details and registration.

Gender equality seminar in Yamagata University Responding to Conflict - Invitation to the medical mediation concept -Open a New Window

Organizer:
Office for Gender Equality, Yamagata University
Location:
Yamagata Kojirakawa Campus (Yamagata city)
Date:
July 1, 2015
Overview:
The concept is to develop qualities to solve everyday life conflicts (conflicts, confrontations, arguments, disputes) in a cooperative manner through healthcare mediation. We will introduce how to think about conflict solving so that people with different values can cooperate in increasingly diverse societies.

Soroptimist International of the Americas
The 9th Japan Higashi Region Youth Forum
Open a New Window

Organizer:
Soroptimist International of the Americas Japan Higashi Region
Location:
U Thant International Conference Hall, United Nations University (Tokyo)
Date:
August 28 (Friday), 2015
Overview:
The theme is “Let’s think about challenges facing girls around the world ? Why is education different for girls and boys?”. 120 high school students will participate in this event. Mr. Akira Ikegami will deliver a keynote speech in the morning, followed by a networking lunch, and in the afternoon, excellent theses will be presented in a forum led by Mr. Ikegami.

2015 Girls Summer Party presented by Sales GirlsOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Sales Department Girls Section
Location:
Tokyo, Osaka
Date:
July 25 (Saturday), August 2 (Sunday), 2015
Overview:
This is a networking event for “Sales Girls”, women working in sales in various businesses. In addition to learning from each other, Sales Girls will have the opportunity to attend workshops and discuss how to participate more actively in their companies.

Seminar on new laws relating to women’s active participationOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Japan Institute for Women’s Empowerment & Diversity Management
Location:
Tokyo, Osaka, Aichi
Date:
July 3 (Friday), July 29 (Wednesday), August 7 (Friday), 2015
Overview:
This seminar will outline measures to promote women’s active participation by providing examples of measures taken in this regard by advanced businesses to carry out new laws. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to exchange views and advice, including on possible solutions and strategies, and receive useful information.

2015 ACCJ Women in Business SummitOpen a New Window

Organizer:
The American Chamber of Commerce in Japan
Location:
ANA InterContinental Hotel Tokyo
Date:
June 29, 2015
Overview:
We will exchange ideas and submit recommendations on how to improve women’s roles and status through panel discussions and workshops. We want to encourage participants to change their way of thinking by presenting practical measures to turn strategies into action.

WOMAN EXPO TOKYO 2015Open a New Window

Organizer:
Nikkei
Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.
Place:
Tokyo Midtown
Date:
May 23 and 24, 2015
Overview:
Gathering all efforts of Nikkei’s group for women, we will share useful information for working women through lectures, seminars, talk shows, live performances, and exhibits.

Oirase Summit 2015 Premium Seminar for Shine WomenOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Oirase Summit Executive Committee
Human Resource Development Strategy Team, Department of Planning and Policies, Aomori Prefectural Government.
Place:
The Hoshino Resorts Oirase Keiryu Hotel
Date:
September 12 and 13, 2015
Overview:
Oirase Summit 2015 is a seminar where working women can meet, discuss learn from each other and attend various lectures by talented lecturers as well as local workshops. The seminar will focus on health care as well as how to keep one’s motivation in a society where women can continue to shine.

International Symposium “Promoting Women’s Leadership in Asia”Open a New Window

Organizer:
Graduate School of International Development & the Women Leaders Program to promote Well-being in Asia, Nagoya University
Place:
ES Hall, 1st floor E&S Building at Nagoya University
Date:
May 19, 2015
Overview:
We will invite global women leaders and representatives of companies which promote women’s active participation. There will be a panel discussion to discuss on issues and ideas of promoting women’s leadership in Japan and Asia with students, faculty members, and general public.

“Think Global” First UK Japan Forum on International Perspectives in EducationOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Mr.Rory Gallagher
Dr.Toru Okano
Place:
Fukushima, Kyoto and Tokyo
Date:
August 21 to 29, 2015 (August 23th-Fukushima, 25th-Kyoto, 28th-Tokyo)
Overview:
Teachers from the UK and Japan will meet in forums and seminars in Fukushima, Kyoto and Tokyo. There will be presentations from UK teachers on the following themes: languages, science, human rights, technology and the role of women. There will also be exchange of ideas and resources about how to encourage and develop a global ethos among teachers and students. It will aim to develop a programme of forums in the UK and in Japan, and to offer seminars and training for teachers.

Aichi International Women's Film Festival 2015Open a New Window

Organizer:
Aichi Gender Equality Foundation (Nagoya, Aichi)
Place:
Aichi Prefecture Women's Center (Will Aichi), Okazaki City Library Exchange Plaza, Patio Chiryu, Yatomi City Social Study Center
Date:
September 1 to September 6, 2015
Overview:
The only International Women's film festival in Japan. This year marks the 20th anniversary. It will be premiere showing of films directed by female directors and it will be talk events participated by actresses and directors. There will be long / short film competitions as well. It will also be a female ambassador's meeting co-hosted by UN Information Center.

Bicycle Race

Organizer:
EVAWG Alliance (Ending Violence Against Women and Girls KP FATA)
Place:
Peshawar, Pakistan
Date:
August 24, 2015
Overview:
This 10 km bicycle race will support to air and spread the message for ending violence against women, voice women rights and women empowerment. The race will be taken part by young boys from 4 local bicycle teams and they will use simple cycles without gears.

Workshop and strategic and practical activity for woman participation on how to achieve empowerment and sustainable micro investment development role on womanOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Green Belt Trust
Place:
Dhaka and Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
Date:
June 1 to June 5, 2015
Overview:
Workshop and strategic and practical activity for woman participation on how to achieve empowerment and sustainable micro investment development role on woman. Green Belt Trust will start a woman empowerment project in Chittagong hill tract and costal area of Bangladesh. It is called "Mayer Alo solar project" and will be implemented by village women. It will organize small community group and make a structure of micro investment and development. It will be a workshop and strategic and practical activity for women participated based on the project.

Seminar on green economy and green entrepreneurship role on women of BangladeshOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Green Belt Trust
Place:
Dhaka and Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
Date:
June 1 to June 5, 2015
Overview:
Seminar on green economy and green entrepreneurship role on women of Bangladesh. The seminar will be motivational program for green economy and green entrepreneurship role on women of Bangladesh which will power up policy advocacy for implementing woman empowerment on the national level.

Art Camp for women how to contribute "Green, Clean and Safe city" in BangladeshOpen a New Window

Organizer:
Green Belt Trust
Place:
Dhaka and Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
Date:
June 1 to June 5, 2015
Overview:
Green Belt Trust has started a project "Green, Clean and Safe City" in Cox's Bazar. The Art Camp will be arranged for young girls and women college/university students. They will learn from the camp how to make city "Green, Clean and Safe city" and develop creative art products which will be sold. The revenue from these products will be distributed to relevant partners.