Join us September 14th as we kick of the 2017-2018 FEW Year with our first monthly meeting. A great chance to learn, connect and be inspired!
Do you run your own business or are you thinking of starting one? Join the first FEW Women's Start-Up Club of 2017-2018 to share your projects and passions and connect with other like-minded when who may be able to help you in your entrepreneurial journey.
We’re proud of the diversity of the FEW community as we’ve grown over the past 35 years.
FEW established as a business and social networking organization by two foreign female entrepreneurs wanting to create a supportive women's network similar to those they enjoyed back home
Foreign women attended FEW's first meeting on Oct. 29, 1981
FEW Kansai was launched in Osaka by a former FEW member who moved to the area
FEW opened to Japanese women and rebranded from Foreign Executive Women to For Empowering Women in Japan to diversify membership
Presidents have led FEW to date
Monthly networking meetings held since FEW's founding
Monthly networking meetings per year
Average attendees at FEW meetings during 2015-2016
Women's Start-Up Club meetings per year
Directors from six countries serve on a volunteer board to bring our members a diverse and rich line up of activities
Special events and lunch mixers annually
Strategic partners whose support helps us achieve our mission
FEW members as of May 2017
Career Strategies Seminars held to date to help women reach their full professional potential
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.Learn more »