Monthly Meeting

June Monthly Members’ Meeting

April 19, 2022
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June 30th @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (JST) Our volunteer board is currently working hard on planning this event. We will update this post with the event details soon! Sign-up for this Event! For FEW Members – This event is FREE.  However, you must LOG IN and sign up to receive the Zoom link. For Non-members – Sign-up…

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Diversifying Tech & Womxn in STEAM: Japan and the World 2022 – Recap

March 24, 2022
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In honor of International Women’s month, FEW Japan was proud to host this special event on the topic of “Diversifying Tech and Womxn in STE(A)M: Japan and the World 2022”, for the fourth year running. This was a good opportunity for us to set this important topic on the radar shining a spotlight on this…

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An evening with Karen Hill Anton – Recap

March 4, 2022
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FEW Japan welcomed legacy speaker Karen Hill Anton, a great author, columnist, consultant and coach to speak at our February 2022 monthly meeting. Karen Hill Anton has seamlessly crossed cultures in her adopted home town in rural Shizuoka. She has done this while remaining true to herself and her identity and yet enjoyed the friendships…

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Diversifying Tech & Womxn in STEAM: Japan and the World 2022

January 24, 2022
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March 24th @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (JST) March is Women’s History Month and the time for us to mark and celebrate International Women’s Day. Naturally FEW Japan is taking part in the celebrations. For the fourth year running, we are hosting our annual special event on the topic of “Diversifying Tech and Womxn in STE(A)M: Japan and…

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FEW Shinnenkai Social – Recap

January 20, 2022
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Off to a Roaring Start to 2022 The FEW Japan Shinnenkai took place online, providing an opportunity for everyone to meet the wonderful Organizational and Corporate Sustaining Members who support FEW Japan, and to hear their insights on a variety of pertinent topics. After welcoming everyone to the first meeting in the year of the…

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An evening with Karen Hill Anton

December 23, 2021
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February 24th @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (JST) Join us for an intimate evening with author Karen Hill Anton. Enjoy as she reads favorite passages from her multi-award winning memoir “The View From Breast Pocket Mountain”. Hear real-life stories, accompanied by vintage photographs, of how Karen has stayed true to herself and navigated Japanese culture in rural Shizuoka…

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Beyond Bootstrapping! – Recap

November 29, 2021
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Funding pathways for tech and regional revitalization  It’s pretty common to have a ideas you think would make a great business. But without a business education or successful entrepreneur in the family, you’re often left without a next step. November’s monthly FEW meeting brought in two incredible CEOs to discuss options for the hardest step…

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Shinnenkai Social

November 12, 2021
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January 20th @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (JST) Spotlight on our Corporate & Community Members On January 20th, 2022 we will welcome the new year connecting our individual members with our fabulous organizational and corporate members in the same space for our FEW Japan Shinnenkai. In this new [Virtual Platform] space, we will be able to learn more…

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Pivot Your Career Through Peer-to-Peer Solidarity

October 20, 2021
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FEW’s September meeting looked at taking a more active and collaborative approach to professional development. Corporate governance specialist Royanne Doi, representative director of the US–Japan Council and external director of social impact startup Gojo & Company, had a Fireside Chat with Program Director Tracey Northcott, which was followed by the launch of the members-only Peer-to-Peer…

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Beyond Bootstrapping! Funding pathways for tech and regional revitalization

August 16, 2021
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November 18th @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (JST) Are you currently bootstrapping in your business? Are your dreams and passions bigger than your current cash flow? Do you want to leverage your skills to make a bigger impact in your local communities? Is bootstrapping the only option for women-led ventures and entrepreneurial journeys? What does it look like…

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