FEW’s activities are supported by various businesses, organizations and networks through mutually beneficial strategic partnerships.
All Strategic Partners support the needs of FEW and its members, offering useful products or services for both your professional and private needs. As businesses that acknowledge, identify and support women’s issues in Tokyo, FEW encourages all to contact these organizations and vendors when you are shopping for goods or engaging services in Tokyo.
Below you’ll find a detailed description, contact info for each Strategic Partner as well as their year-round member offers. To the right, we’ll post monthly news, discounts and promotions.
Find out more about becoming a FEW Strategic Partner HERE.
*Listed in alphabetical order*
CareFinder helps families in Japan find babysitters they can trust. We are more than a babysitter matching site, we are an international community of trusted babysitters. If you need a babysitter for after school, when your kids are sick, or the occasional date night, the CareFinder community has your needs covered.
1-month Carefinder membership at 500JPY (2500JPY discount off regular price)
Fitness and Rehabilitation in Tokyo
“Changing lives through health and fitness” is the core philosophy behind Club 360, a full-service fitness center offering top-of-the-line personal training, physiotherapy, group classes, kids classes, massage, boxing, kickboxing, and more. From morning to night, seven days a week, work out under the personalized direction of exceptionally trained staff with decades of experience and the desire to make you a better you.
Club 360 is a spacious modern facility complete with:
1.) A five-star fully-equipped resistance training zone
2.) Private treatment rooms and pristine shower facilities
3.) Organic snack bar
Why Club 360?
1.) Only a 3-minute walk from Roppongi Hills
2.) No enrollment or membership fees
3.) Open 7 days a week!
Dale Carnegie Training has served for over 104 years in 30 languages, and has been in Japan for 52 years. Our mission is to empower and support you and your organization to develop and build your career. We focus on communication, human relationships, and leadership skills to enhance your performance and productivity.
Divya Marie Kato “When in doubt, draw”
Divya Marie Kato, of When In Doubt, Draw, is a British artist in Tokyo helping people reignite creativity at home and at work through drawing. She first joined FEW as a speaker and member and currently serves FEW as Vice President and Strategic Partner.
You can find out more about her classes and workshops here: www.divyamariekato.com
20% off all creative services for FEW members.
Situated in stylish Azabu Juban, Elana Jade is a 100% organic international beauty salon owned and operated by Elana Jade Gilbert from Sydney, Australia. Their treatments will leave you looking beautiful from head to toe! Their internationally-trained therapists deliver the highest-quality care, with treatments performed in one of five impressively large private treatment rooms. Now offering nails, eyelash extensions, waxing, facials, spray tanning, mens spa, pregnancy beauty treatments and massage.
Elana Jade offers a 5% discount to all FEW members for all treatments.
Located between the Nishi Azabu crossing and Roppongi Hills, Hotel & Residence Roppongi won the Good Design Awards 2014 as Japan’s most unique boutique hotel. We offer SOHO work spaces, unique fusion restaurant, private meeting room, luxurious hotel accommodations, 24/7 concierge and perfectly appointed serviced apartments for stays of one month or more. Hotel & Residence Roppongi offers living options that help facilitate success while promoting a relaxing peace of mind.
Jarman International KK enjoys deep partnerships with 8 very well connected firms offering unique and valuable services to Japan’s International Community. JI functions as a consultant, marketer, promotor and strategist for these firms and focuses energy on how to help these firms grow. Specializing in corporate strategy and sales, Jarman International aims to become the go-to firm for successful growth in the Japanese market.
JMEC - Japan Market Expansion Competition
Now in it’s 24th year and supported by 18 Chambers of Commerce, the Japan Market Expansion Competition (JMEC) is a six-month business training program in Tokyo centered on a business plan writing competition that starts in November. The dual objectives of the program are to strengthen the skills of up-and-coming executives, while assisting foreign companies doing business in Japan.
Based on providing healthy, delicious food from all corners of the globe, Kiwi Kitchen delivers gourmet meals and provides catering services for businesses and international schools, office functions and meetings, cocktail parties, BBQs and other functions requiring food delivered on-site within Tokyo Metropolitan area. The company also operates a cafe in Shirokane, right on Platinum dori, less than 10mins walk from Shirokanedai station.
SPARKING A PSYCHOMETRIC REVOLUTION Lumina Learning creates innovative psychometrics and possesses a global network of practitioners who specialise in organisational change and long-term improvement. By taking a humanistic approach and viewing people as “human beings” rather than “human doings” Lumina Learning practitioners can help organisations transform their performance by transforming their people.
Mom in Balance
The mission of Mom in Balance is to let (expectant) mothers feel strong and energized, to make the right choices and enjoy motherhood combined with their personal ambitions and goals. Central to our approach is inspiring women. Our sports program makes you physically stronger and gives you a lot of energy and a positive mindset.
Mom in balance offers outdoor training for pregnant women, postpartum recovery training and total body workouts for women. In addition, we continue to innovate through product lines that give women power, such as a series of inspiration, self-written books and a program to assist companies to guide their ambitious women in the workforce.
From corporate apartments to temporary residences, Oakwood is known for providing unparalleled quality and hospitality. With more than 25,000 locations in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific region, nobody can transform any point on the map into a temporary home-away-from-home like Oakwood.But it’s more than our vast inventory of housing solutions or our number of location cities that make us the industry leader. We’re a trusted business partner that helps companies and travel managers streamline and enhance travel and lodging procurement, including single-point-of-contact service, robust time-saving online tools like EPIC, Oakwood’s powerful, proprietary, online housing procurement and analysis portal; 24/7 access to customer service; and the most professional account teams in the business.
Oakwood extends a complimentary invitation to FEW members twice a year to participate at its residents’ wine nights. Oakwood wine nights are a great opportunity to chat and network with other FEW members, Oakwood resident and other exclusively invited guests.
Sarah Furuya - Coach & Facilitator for Clever Rebels Curious Corporates
"Create a better, more truthful experience of life and work."
Sarah is a business and personal coach working mainly, though not exclusively with women in particular, Clever Rebels and Curious Corporates. You know, the people who do things differently but pay their taxes. Who are fierce and polite but also rebel while still learning from every experience. Sarah can help you work out your next steps, make practical plans while also helping you to work on self limiting and self enhancing beliefs. Sarah has lived through many of her own interesting experiences and has stories to tell- like when she up and quit her job in 2012, hopped on a plane and went to New York and then got stuck in Hurricane Sandy all while figuring out her own next steps in her journey to become a small business entity.
She holds a BSc in Psychology and Biology and is a certified practitioner in Saville Wave, Insights Discovery and Lumina Psychometrics and specializes in Mindmapping. Long-term member and supporter of FEW including a stint as president, Sarah knows this community, and knows how to help and is ready to listen to your story.
1. FEW member discount (20%) on coaching sessions
2. Large discounts on any paid-for open programmes run through Clever Rebels or open paid-for workshops
3. Sponsored coaching for FEW members with limited access/financial means to coaching — 3 sponsored coaching spaces for 12,000 JPY + 8% tax /4 sessions — only for FEW MEMBERS (Each person can have up to three packages and wait list will also be available). There are three ways someone could be nominated for a package:
-Have someone else nominate them
-A FEW board member could suggest them
If you are interested in a sponsored coaching place (or nominating someone) or regular discounted coaching sessions, please contact email@example.com for further details.
Support Music Society
Support Music Society (SMS) plans and manages events at Minamiazabu Centre Hall offering music lovers the opportunity to enjoy up-close and personal performances such as concerts or recitals. SMS aims to contribute to the development of music culture through performances with artists from both Japan and overseas.
Every Thursday SMS organizes a Lunchtime Concert as well as a monthly Music and Wine series. Visit the Centre Hall website for details of upcoming events (Japanese only).