Join us on May 31st to hear what it takes to run a successful "location independent" business. Three specialists share the truth on running three different successful businesses online: Blogging, Online-shopping and Online communications consulting.
At our June meeting, hear the moving stories of Japanese war brides, who began new lives in difficult circumstances in the U.S., from film Lucy Craft, herself the daughter of a Japanese war bride. Join us as Lucy recounts the stories of these women and the making of her documentary 'Fall Seven Times, Get up Eight.’
Join us for a day in the outdoors at this Back to Nature program with Community Service Partner Mirai no Mori. FEW members and guests are welcome to join as volunteers in outdoor cooking and games with campers as positive role models.
Join FEW for our twice-yearly members exclusive wine mixer courtesy of Oakwood Premier Midtown. Come along, network and share your stories around a nice glass of wine!
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 »