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: 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:, or contact: 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: or contact us directly at / 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 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:

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:

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:!



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:

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

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:

Event details including access info can be found here:

We’re also looking for prize donors and sponsors. For information about the tournament, Mirai No Mori and sponsorship opportunities click here.

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:

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:

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!

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To celebrate International Women’s Day, I write this for you. I see you and I honor you:

Also if you are interested in coaching, but haven’t met me before maybe try a 30 minute taster session. Contact 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:


Upcoming Fall 2018 Community Service Events

With the changing of the leaves comes many opportunities to support various NGOs and their efforts. Take a look at the events below and reach out to the organizations through the contact information provided if you’re interested in lending a helping hand! The Big Draw Festival 2018 The world’s largest cross-cultural drawing festival, led by […]

Published on 15th October 2018

Recap: WSC — Creating Your Story & Brand with the Help of Masterminding Groups

“A brand is what people say about you when you are not in the room.” – Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon For the 2018-2019 season, Women’s Startup Club focuses on helping you create YOUR story and brand, kicking off the season with Masterminding—Supporting Your Success. Thirty women from diverse career backgrounds, a wide variety of […]

Published on 7th October 2018

October 2018 Sponsor Offers & Member News

Check out the latest offers and opportunities from our Sponsors and other FEW Community Events here! Our Sponsors are committed to bringing the best services and products to FEW members. Visit our Sponsors page to learn more about all of FEW’s Sponsors, who not only support FEW’s activities but also provide professional and personal services benefiting […]

Published on 30th September 2018

September Monthly Meeting Recap – Rina Bovrisse

From Prada Epicenter to Court Battle…and How She Persists Rina Bovrisse, a former fashion industry leader who sued her employer – Prada Japan – for discrimination and sexual harassment in 2009 and, eventually, lost her fashion career due that suit, shared her inspiring journey at the FEW Monthly Meeting in September. Now running her own […]

Published on 26th September 2018

July Monthly Meeting Recap – Ama Divers

Living at the pace of the ocean In July, FEW welcomed professor Anne McDonald from Sophia University to share the stories of Ama divers, female free divers of Japan, during the Monthly Meeting. McDonald has been researching the Ama communities by interviewing the members and taking part in their daily life – even diving into […]

Published on 26th September 2018