Join us for the first WSC meeting of the year where we'll discuss what's going on in our own business ventures and plan for an exciting year of content to help you succeed.
Join us for delicious food and great networking on Thursday, September 29 for our monthly midweek lunch gathering at Royal Garden Cafe in Shibuya.
We’re proud of the diversity of the FEW community as we’ve grown over the past 35 years.
FEW was established by two foreign female entrepreneurs wanting to create a business and social networking organisation similar to those back home
Foreign women attended FEW's first meeting on October 29, 1981 at the Tokyo Prince Hotel
Article in the Wall Street Journal was the first media recognition of the group's presence
FEW Kansai was born after a FEW member moved to Osaka and decided to set up a chapter for women living in the area
FEW opened to Japanese women and the group was rebranded from Foreign Executive Women to FEW: For Empowering Women in Japan in order to diversify the membership
Presidents have led FEW since its inception
Monthly networking meetings per year
Average number of women attending each FEW monthly meeting during 2015-2016
Women's Start-Up Club meetings per year
Special events and lunch mixers annually
Strategic partners whose invaluable support helps us in our missions
FEW members as of August 2016
Average number of women joining FEW each month during the 2015-2016 FEW year
Career Strategies Seminars held to date to help women navigate the job landscape in Japan and gain the skills, resources and tools to help them rise and 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 »