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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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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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Few’s CREW – AND ASSIST

January 3, 2022

Get to know the people supporting the board The board members at FEW are volunteers with lives, families and businesses outside of their FEW duties. We couldn’t do our FEW work without the support of paid specialists to assist with the technical, design and organisational areas.  We would love to shine a light on these…

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Few’s CREW – Kristen McQuillin

January 3, 2022

Get to know the people supporting the board The board members at FEW are volunteers with lives, families and businesses outside of their FEW duties. We couldn’t do our FEW work without the support of paid specialists to assist with the technical, design and organisational areas.  We would love to shine a light on these…

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Few’s CREW – Virtual Staff on Demand

January 3, 2022

Get to know the people supporting the board The board members at FEW are volunteers with lives, families and businesses outside of their FEW duties. We couldn’t do our FEW work without the support of paid specialists to assist with the technical, design and organisational areas.  We would love to shine a light on these…

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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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JMEC, a mini-MBA worth taking

October 26, 2021

Program Report by Ai Takada. If you want to advance in your career, I highly recommend that you participate in the JMEC program. The Japan Market Expansion Competition (JMEC) is a 6-month intensive business training program that teaches you how to write a business plan to a client. JMEC is also known as a mini-MBA…

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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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New FEW Milestones, new FEW Board Vision!

August 1, 2021

SAVE the DATES!  9.23.2021 @ 7pm JST – September 23rd Members’ Meeting – Career Mentoring  (7.00-8.30pm)  10.21.2021 @ 12pm JST – October 21st Virtual Lunch – FEW 40th HERStory Event (12.00-1.30pm)  Message from FEW’s Co-Presidents Dear Members & Friends of FEW Japan,  Over the last two years, FEW Japan has undergone some foundational changes. FEW…

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