FEW: For Empowering Women in Japan

FEW Events

FEW By The Numbers

We’re proud of the diversity of the FEW community as we’ve grown over the past 35 years.

Then

  • 1981

    Year FEW was established by two foreign female entrepreneurs wanting to create a business and social networking organisation similar to those back home

  • 2008

    Year FEW was opened to Japanese women and name changed from Foreign Executive Women to FEW: For Empowering Women in order to diversify the membership

  • 14

    Number of presidents who have led FEW since its inception

Now

  • 125

    Number of FEW members as of June 2016

  • 6

    Average number of women joining FEW each month

  • 26

    Average number of members who attend meetings each month

Become a FEW Member

We welcome women from all nationalities, professions and backgrounds. Our four membership categories provide various benefits and a range of options to suit all women in Japan.

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FEW Career Strategies Seminar 2016

Every two years members of the FEW community and beyond come together for FEW biennial Career Strategies Seminar (CSS). Held on Saturday, May 28, the 19th CSS "Women Rising," brought together over 70 women from diverse professions for a dynamic professional learning program centered on the three pillars of Inspiration, Knowledge and Connection.

Event Recap

FEW’s July meeting was the last before a one-month summer break. The meeting focused on Feng Shui with guest speaker Jodi Brunner, Master of Feng Shui, who shared her expert tips for utilizing the principles of Feng Shui in your business to create a more productive and pleasant work environment that fosters success.

Partner Tips For You

Each month our Strategic Partners offer invaluable tips and advice to the FEW community. In July Divya Marie Kato talks about drawing for peace; Anne Good of Eureka! offers tips on how to stop monkeying around; Elana Jade shares her summer skincare tips; and Bex Plumply of Club 360 offers some advice on the benefits of Yoga.