Join us for delicious food and great networking on Thursday, February 23 for our monthly midweek lunch gathering at Le Petit Marché in Roppongi.
With March honoring International Women’s Day, our March meeting will focus on recognizing signs of harassment and abuse. Sachi Nakajima, founder of Resilience, a NPO supporting victims of harassment and abuse in Japan, will share her perspective and raise awareness of this important issue.
Learn about the art of the Japanese tea ceremony, its deep cultural meaning, and its meaning for women's empowerment at this talk and demonstration led by Ruth (Sōshin) Lionberger.
Join us for the fourth Women’s Start-Up Club meeting on Wednesday, March 29th, where we’ll learn about the "art of pricing and negotiation" in an interactive workshop featuring Vanessa Oshima, global women’s brand manager at Nike.
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
Foreign women attended FEW's first meeting on Oct. 29, 1981
FEW Kansai was launched
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
Special events and lunch mixers annually
Strategic partners whose support helps us achieve our mission
FEW members as of October 2016
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 »