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July 2018 Member Offers and Other News

Check out the latest member offers and opportunities from our Strategic Partners and other FEW Community Events 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.

 

Offers from our Strategic Partners

The Warm Hearts Coffee Club – NEW PARTNER!!
The Warm Hearts Coffee Club – a non-profit coffee subscription company have a cool idea for the summer- Ice Coffee from Malawi- the Warm Heart of Africa. Order now and get freshly roasted Beans or Ground coffee prepared especially for a cold brew delivered direct to you!

Sara Furuya Coaching
Short term coaching packages are now open again!  – Why not book a 30 minute discovery call to see if coaching is for you? 3 or 4 months sessions and by special request – 6 months packages are now opening until autumn. One spot has just been claimed by an existing clients – so there are 3 spaces remaining. Details here

Club 360
33,000¥ for unlimited access to Club 360 classes for one month. Classes include: Fit 360, Core and Cardio, Boxing, Kickboxing and more!

Elana Jade
Elana Jade has another 2 great specials this July!

  • Sable 100 Lash Extensions for ¥6,000
  • 60min Conditioning Facial for ¥10,000


FEW and JMEC offer scholarships exclusively for FEW members
Have you ever written a business plan? Do you want to improve your business skills and learn more about the Japan market?  FEW is teaming up with JMEC to offer one full (valued at ¥125,000) and two partial scholarships (valued at ¥62,500) exclusively to FEW members.

Find out more on jmec.gr.jp or contact FEW Strategic Partners Director, Bianca Himmelsbach for scholarship details.


 

Strategic Partner News and Events in the Community

Workshop “Finding Balance in Motherhood”
Monday, September 10th, 9.30 – 11.30

Mom in Balance and Mommy & Me Yoga invite you to a collaborative morning workshop on “Finding Balance in Motherhood Physically and Mentally” where you will learn about the benefits of incorporating a sports routine in your daily life and discover breathing techniques that you can use when you need a short break in your day. Find out more
Divya’s Summer Art Course – Summer 2018
Go explore this summer…with your sketchbook in tow! Blank page to a sketchbook full of ideas, in 6 fun sessions. Drawing prompts, videos, ideas and all you need to enjoy creating some art this summer. Do ’em all at once or save one for each week of the holidays 🙂 Find out more
Italian Beer Garden at Panino Giusto, Kojimachi
Friday, July 27th,19.30-22.00
The Italian Chamber of Commerce invites you to their Italian Beer Garden event. Famous Italian beers will be represented as well as many local beers at this unique edition of BIRIALIA. Peroni, Dreher and Moretti, some of them winners of the World Beer Cup awards (the most prestigious Beer competition in the world) to name just a few. Find out more
Workshop: Transition for a new beginning by CSS speaker Keiko Suzuki & Co
Saturday, July, 28th, 10.00-17.00 – 50% off for FEW members!

Through graphic art exercises and group activities, which stimulate the creativity by merging the unconscious cognition of core values and deep concentration, the participants will gain a clearer idea of what he/she is looking for their new beginnings. They will also be able to identify the skills they need and how to obtain them for their new beginning. Find out more… (PDF).
4th WISE Summer Program in Kyoto “Global x Inclusive x Leadership ~ Shaping Passion & Ideas into plans”
Applications for the 4th Women’s Initiative for Sustainable Empowerment (WISE) are now open. Taking place on August 24th and 25th in Kyoto, 2018 WISE Summer Program aims to shape ideas into actionable project plans under the key words “Global x Inclusive.” JSIE will provide opportunities to shape social business ideas into plans through group work and to learn leadership styles to help people take action. Find out more

Japanese Women’s Leadership Initiative (JWLI) – Call for Applications
Japanese Women’s Leadership Initiative (JWLI) is now accepting applications for its Fall 2018 JWLI-II Program. Targeted at emerging women leaders of the Japanese social sector – nonprofit staff, social entrepreneurs, CSR staff of for-profit companies, or municipal government employees – this leadership development program aims to transform Japanese women to be action-oriented leaders with confidence to lead, skills and knowledge to manage, and a plan to make social change in Japan. Find out more
Babysitter Matching Platform CareFinder launches new website
CareFinder is excited to announce the launch of their newly redesigned CareFinder website. This is just the beginning of the many changes coming to CareFinder! So stay tuned!

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Q&A with Rina Bovrisse, activist and founder of the Chateau School

Leading up to our upcoming monthly meeting – The Accidental Activist : From Chanel to Governor of Tokyo? – we’re featuring a quick Q&A with speaker Rina Bovrisse. The Q&A is modeled on the Proust Questionnaire, designed to reveal insights into the respondent’s personality. Join us for an insightful discussion next Wednesday, September 12, as Rina […]

Published on 9th September 2018

Insider Intel on the Japan Market Expansion Competition

When the opportunity to apply for a Japan Market Expansion Competition (JMEC) scholarship through FEW arose, FEW members Jane Szafraniec (pictured center left) and Nina Cataldo (pictured center) jumped at the opportunity. To understand the full extent of why this was such an amazing space to be in, they’ve shared what JMEC is, their experiences […]

Published on 7th September 2018

Event Recap: TELL & FEW Presents The Feminine Eye

On Saturday, August 8th, a group of 11 people interested in learning more about photography gathered at the National Art Center in Roppongi for a women-led photo walk by Selena Hoy, TELL Outreach Coordinator and FEW Community Services Director Tia Haygood, who also is a professional photographer of TopTia Photography.

Published on 3rd September 2018

September 2018 Strategic Partner Member Offers & Other News

Check out the latest member offers and opportunities from our Strategic Partners and other FEW Community Events 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 […]

Published on 27th August 2018

How I got Here: Kirsten O’Connor

  I decided at age 7, quite resolutely that I wanted to be a teacher. All my decisions thereafter created the path to a teaching qualification, a first teaching post in London, a promotion and then the biggest decision of all – to apply for a teaching job overseas. In Japan no less. Accepting a […]

Published on 27th August 2018

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