Event Recaps

Learning Agility with Giulio Toscani

July 30, 2019
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On April 15th, FEW collaborated with the Hive Jinnan in Shibuya and arranged a lecture on Learning Agility by Giulio Toscani, a Professor of Big Data & Artificial Intelligence for Leadership. In this free and open-to-all lecture, Toscani introduced listeners to how to use learning agility as a leadership tool. “We are designed to be…

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Upgrades, Upper Limit and Asking with Sarah Furuya

July 22, 2019
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On June 6th, a small group of ladies eager to learn how to upgrade their perceptions of themselves and to become better leaders gathered to H&R Roppongi to participate in a special coaching session by Sarah Furuya. The inspiration for this workshop was a transformative recognition Furuya had when taking part in an event with…

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Saving Moms and Babies in Malawi

July 1, 2019
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FEW was delighted to welcome Dr. Jane Namasasu, a reproductive and sexual health expert from Malawi, to share her extensive experience in the field with us for our Monthly Meeting on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Dr. Namasasu started her career as a nurse in 1975, and later studied to become a midwife, as in the…

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Multicultural Girls Night

May 31, 2019
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At May’s Monthly Meeting FEW came together to talk candidly about complex cultural identities in Japan. As a bonus, attendees’ daughters were invited to join in the discussion. Japanese-American travel writer and ‘hafu’ active Nina Cataldo came to speak to us about growing up as ‘hafu’, both in the United States and in Japan. We…

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Decluttering as a State of Mind

May 3, 2019
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On the second Thursday of April, a full room of women gathered at Tokyo Chapter to hear two professional organizers, Nathalie Brantsma and Paula Esguerra, talk about how decluttering makes not only your house clean and nice, but also affects your mind in a positive way. Marie Kondo is an avid advocate of the idea,…

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From CEOs to SheEOs – Balancing for Better

April 3, 2019
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In March Monthly Meeting, we celebrated International Women’s Day and the International Women’s Month with a panel discussion on how to make technology industry more diverse. FEW was proud to be supported by W20 Japan Committee 2019. On March 14th, three leaders and pioneers in diversifying tech, Casey Wahl, CEO of recruiting company Wahl &…

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Finding Your Inner Storyteller with Christiane Brew

March 30, 2019
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Around 20 women gathered to Tokyo Chapter on chilly February night, ready to release their inner creative storyteller. During the night, actress, coach, and master communicator Christiane Brew led the group through fun improv exercises, and lots of laughs ensued. Christiane Brew, who is trained in several schools of improv, has extensive experience of performing…

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Discovering Your Hidden Strengths

March 21, 2019
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On March 6th, 2019, a small group of women eager to learn more about their strengths gathered to Lumina Learning Japan’s office in Ichigaya. Each had been asked to create their Lumina Spark profile with a special app before the workshop, as those results would be analyzed in detail during the session. Lumina Learning, also…

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How to Create Instagrammable Product Photography

March 19, 2019
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On a sunny Sunday afternoon in February, H&R Roppongi’s room was filled with skilled DIY artists and entrepreneurs, eager to learn how to take more Instagram-worthy photos of their products in a special workshop by TopTia Photography. Many people sell their handicrafts and other creative products and services through the internet to consumers who are…

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Women’s Start-up Club Recap: Building Your Brand Story

February 21, 2019
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On the last Wednesday of November 2018, FEW’s Women’s Start-up Club welcomed branding expert Vanessa Oshima to speak about brand building to our dedicated membership. In the beginning, Oshima reminded everyone of a common mistake. Marketing should not be about you or your story, but about telling potential customers the story of your brand. She…

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