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April 2018 Strategic Partner Member Offers and Other News

Check out the latest member offers and opportunities from our Strategic Partners here! Our Strategic Partners are committed to bringing the best services and products to FEW members. And go to our Strategic Partners page to learn more about all of FEW’s Strategic Partners, who not only support FEW’s activities but also provide professional and personal services benefiting the wider FEW community.

lumina learningLumina Learning: Become qualified in Lumina Spark + offering trial sessions and 20% discounts for all FEW members!

Lumina Spark Qualification: Do you help develop people, facilitate discussions, train people? Are you a trainer or working in HR? Interested in psychology, human development or using psychometrics in businesses? Come get qualified in Lumina Spark! Lumina Spark is a psychometric tool used for corporate trainings, one-on-one individual coaching and at top universities around Japan. Its versatility and accuracy are just two of the aspects that make it so popular.

Through the qualification, not only will you become qualified to use Lumina Spark to add depth to your workshops, coaching sessions and classes, you will also learn fantastic facilitation skills applicable in all areas of your life. Want to know more? Email: tokyo@luminalearning.com for more details! <The next qualification will be on April 18-20, 2018>

FEW Member Discount: Now offering trial sessions and 20% discounts for all FEW members!

Club 360: Offering 50% off your first personal training session! Only ¥5,400Club 360

Learn more by visiting our website: http://www.club360.jp/personal-training, or contact: info@club360.jp or call at 03-6434-9667.

Elana Jade: Signature Peeling Facial Course and Shellac Manicure Specials!Miki Green Mask long

Elana Jade is ensuring your skin is looking healthy this Spring with their Signature Peeling Facial Course for only ¥42,000 for 4 facials! We are also offering a Shellac Manicure for only ¥4,800 this April! To find out more, visit our website: www.elanajade.com or contact us directly at salon@elanajade.com / 03-6453-9319.

 

TELL: Art Communication Workshop: Helping kids express their feelings through artTELL Japan Logo

In this workshop for parents, we will explore how to help kids express their feelings through art. We’ll do some hands-on examples, and talk about communication and trauma processing. The workshop will be led by Amanda Cox, MA, AMFT, a bilingual counselor experienced with individuals, families, and children. Amanda is a TELL counselor, and formerly led children and women’s support groups at Windows Between Worlds, a nonprofit dedicated to transforming trauma through art. Contact outreach@telljp.com with any questions.

Date: Saturday, April 21st, 4-6 p.m. | Venue: Yokohama Country and Athletic Club, 11-1 Yaguchidai, Naka-ku, Yokohama | Fee: FREE | Website: https://tinyurl.com/tellartcommunication

Spring Term 2018
Divya Marie Kato: Spring Term:  April 23 – June 24!

***Atelier Kato Closed March 31st – April 22nd 2018***

Venue: Atelier Kato Tokyo | Spring Term:  April 23rd – June 24th | Link: http://www.divyamariekato.com/

About: Divya Marie Kato FRSA, Founder of When In Doubt, Draw, is an artist, drawing teacher and entrepreneur who strives to empower people through creativity and the simple act of drawing.  She continues to teach in her drawing school, Atelier Kato, in Yoyogi.

Announcement: Creative Empowerment Workshop ADOBE Japan

Check out our video to see what we made at: https://youtu.be/PLAMFo8KogE!

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The Collective Market: A fun-filled, 2-day curated pop-up organized by FEW Members

Date: Saturday, 21st April (12pm – 8pm) and Sunday, 22nd April (11am – 4pm)

Venue: Best Living Japan Studio, 3-17-12 Minami Azabu, Minato-ku | Fee: Free

About: A fun-filled, 2-day curated pop-up held at the brand new Best Living Studio, The Collective Market is a great place to shop for gifts, Japan-inspired jewelry, creative textile items for children and adults, home décor and beauty products. Children’s activities and a baby play area available.  Showcasing some of the best small businesses Tokyo has to offer, the event promises to be enjoyable for all ages.Link: https://www.facebook.com/thecollectivetokyo/

All vendor slots are filled, but if any FEW members who would like to promote their services at the event, please contact Gizem Sakamaki gizimaki.tokyo@gmail.com

The event is organised by FEW members Victoria Close, Biku Designs,  Alex Morrow, Turquoise Port and frequent FEW event participant Gizem Sakamaki, Foodie Tours Japan. A number of FEW members are vendors at the event 🙂


Jarman International Charity Cup: Golf Tournament Fundraiser for Mirai No Mori  jarman

Jarman International is organizing a golf tournament fundraiser for Mirai No Mori on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at the EastWood Country Club. Mirai No Mori is wonderful nonprofit organization dedicated to creating life-changing outdoor programs for abused, neglected and orphaned children in Japan. All day out in the country and for a good cause, what could be better? Join as a participant or to just help us get out the word out!

Date: Sunday, April 29, 2018, 9:00-18:00 | Price:   ¥16,000 JPY (¥4,000 of which will be donated to Mirai No Mori) | Location / Host:   EastWood Country Club, 1039-3 Fuyumurocho, Utsunomiya, Tochigi 321-0417

Registration info: https://jarmangolf.yolasite.com/Player-Registration.php

Event details including access info can be found here: https://jarmangolf.yolasite.com/

We’re also looking for prize donors and sponsors. For information about the tournament, Mirai No Mori and sponsorship opportunities click here. https://jarmangolf.yolasite.com/Sponsorship.php

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Find Your Element: 1st FEW member gets 100% off for regular workshops every Wed. evening – 50% off for 2nd and 3rd FEW Member 

Dates: Apr. 11th (Wed.) 7:30-9pm, Apr. 18th (Wed.) 7:30-9pm, Apr. 25th (Wed.) 7:30-9pm,  May 2nd (Wed.) 7:30-9pm

Address: Concept Studio veda 2F 4-17-3 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo | Fee: 4,000yen | Link: http://findyourelement.jp/application-form/

About: Find Your Element Workshop is a 12-week, creative, evening program that takes participants on a step by step journey of self-awareness and real-life results. The series is designed to help participants break free of inner limitations, find lessons in unexpected ways, and create a space for growth and abundance to maximize their potentials. The in-person, cozy atmosphere allows for all to connect with extraordinary Leaders as well as other like-minded individuals in intimate, personal ways that will enable intrinsic learning.

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Sarah Furuya: 4 session coaching packages finally open again – 20% off for FEW members!

 

Promotion: 4 session coaching packages finally open again. 20% off for Few members!  After a long break finally 4 session packages are open again for Spring and Summer. Closing again in autumn while I go to Singapore to study. 2 spots have been taken and spaces are limited.  To find out more click through here: https://sarahfuruya.com/work-with-me/private-coaching/

Life Planning: Take Charge of your Life & Lumina Spark Communications Preferences

Date: 14 & 15th April | Location: Temple University | Fee: 18,000 yen

About: During this interactive session, participants will explore the essence of who they are, what makes them “tick”, and how they see themselves. Through self-exploration, sharing with class mates, and engaging in enlightening activities, participants will gain better clarity in who they are, what is most important to them in life, and how to move forward with creating a meaningful, satisfying future!

Link: https://www.tuj.ac.jp/cont-ed/courses/seminars/LUM101-SP.html & https://www.tuj.ac.jp/cont-ed/courses/seminars/FPL101-SP.html

To celebrate International Women’s Day, I write this for you. I see you and I honor you: https://sarahfuruya.com/2018/03/the-feminine-is-the-keeper-of-the-rituals-womens-day/

Also if you are interested in coaching, but haven’t met me before maybe try a 30 minute taster session. Contact info@sarahfuruya.com and my assistant can help you book in a free 30 minute discovery session.

2018 Japan WIN Conference – Discounted Rate for FEW Members  WINConferenceLogo

Date: Thurs, May 10 & Fri, May 11

About: The WIN Conference is coming to Japan again this year. Held at the IBM Headquarters offices, this event will provide you with inspiration, knowledge, practical tools and contacts to help you succeed and prepare for the future. It will help you lead the way and support others that do so too. WIN will inspire you and accompany you on your journey as an integrated global, authentic and feminine leader.

Join to inspire and be inspired, to learn and to share, to create and co-create, to contribute and to connect with ideas, yourself and other outstanding leaders from Japan and the rest of the world.

Other Upcoming Women’s Networking Events

  • Thursday  April 19 – Women in Law Japan Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery
  • Link: https://bit.ly/2EtF5xn

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Remembering Doreen Simmons, May 29, 1932 – April 23, 2018

Obituary for Doreen Simmons May 29, 1932 – April 23, 2018 It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of one of FEW’s longest patrons and members, the inimitable Doreen Simmons. Ms Simmons died in her sleep in the early hours of April 23, 2018 at age 85. Details of her memorial service […]

Published on 26th April 2018

Q&A with Catherine O’Connell and Naoko Matsuzaki

Leading up to our upcoming monthly meeting on ‘Lessons from the Lawyers,’ we’re featuring a Q&A with Catherine O’Connell, a bilingual New Zealand lawyer and founder of Catherine O’Connell Law, and Naoko Matsuzaki, Director, International Anti-Corruption and Global Intelligence for PwC Japan’s Forensic Services Group. The Q&A is modeled on the Proust Questionnaire, designed to reveal insights into […]

Published on 10th April 2018

Special Event Recap: The Essence of Belly Dance Workshop with Sara Amira

FEW’s March Special Event, “The Essence of Belly Dance Workshop,” was hosted by belly dancer Sara Amira at the Belly Dance Arts studio close to Omotesando, whose team generously allowed us to use their beautiful space for this workshop Sara started by telling the participants about her personal journey and how she first got into […]

Published on 5th April 2018

March 2018 Monthly Meeting Recap: Celebrating Women as Change Agents in Post-Disaster Tohoku

In honor of International Women’s month and the 7th anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake, we welcomed Megumi Ishimoto, Executive Director of NPO Women’s Eye, and Dr. Jackie F. Steele, a political scientist at the University of Tokyo, to share the stories and challenges of the amazing women change agents in post-disaster Tohoku. Neither […]

Published on 5th April 2018

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