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April 2015 FEW Women’s Start-up Club Recap : How to Take the Leap from a Corporate Career to Your Own Business

April 21, 2015
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Recap FEW Women’s Start-Up Club April Meeting – Tuesday, April 14, 2015 “Three important key learnings from two women who have made the shift from large corporate to running their own business” Old Kimonos, school uniforms and a health coach certificate: how to take the leap from a corporate career to your own business By…

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March 2015 FEW Meeting Recap: Women Need Women to Talk About Their Needs

March 17, 2015
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Event recap of the FEW March Meeting: “Unequal Impact- Gender in Disasters and Action You Can Take” with Nonprofit NGO Consultant Sarajean Rossitto

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February 2015 BCCJ Event Recap: Building a Sustainable Business – The Unilever Way

February 22, 2015
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By Angela Ortiz, FEW Ambassador at British Chamber of Commerce of Japan (BCCJ) event – “Building a Sustainable Business – The Unilever Way” with Paul Polman, CEO, Unilever on February 17, 2015 “The best way to find yourself is to be yourself, in the service of others. Every time we give more we will receive…

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February 2015 FEW Meeting Recap: Documenting Your Life

February 17, 2015
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Are You a Digital Hoarder or Digitally Focused? By Christina Hanazawa-Gallagher, FEW Programs Director Dee Green and Tracey Taylor, owners of 37 Frames Photography, provided a much-needed dose of inspiration with their suggestions for documenting our lives in Tokyo. They divided people into two categories: Digital hoarders and Digital focus. Which one are you? Clearly…

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February 2015 FEW Women’s Start-Up Club Recap: Branding

February 8, 2015
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FEW Women’s Start-Up Club Meeting – Tuesday, 3 February 2015 By Katharina von Tschurtschenthaler Sofia made it. She started her own business: She is running an online shop selling paintings produced by Ethiopian artists. The webpage looks fabulous, professional and creates the desire to start filling the online shopping cart. Now that the online presence…

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January 2015 FEW Meeting Recap: Planned Happenstance

January 20, 2015
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Recap: “Planned Happenstance: A Guide for Creating Chances and Opportunities out of Roadblocks in your Career and Life” w/ Haruko Nishida, January 15, 2015 Recap: Being Open to Opportunities By Christina Hanazawa-Gallagher, FEW Programs Director Will the twists and turns of a planned happenstance life lead you to your career goal? Haruko Nishida, founder of…

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December 2014 FEW Women’s Start-Up Club Recap: Starting Your Own Business in Japan

December 7, 2014
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FEW Women’s Start-Up Club Meeting – Tuesday, December 2, 2014 By Katharina von Tschurtschenthaler Be advised: There is a lot of paperwork waiting for you if you want to start your own business. But: ”Once you know the procedure, it is quite straightforward“, says Yoko Majima, immigration lawyer and legal advisor. She started her own…

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November 2014 FEW Meeting Recap: Tips for Overcoming Conflict

November 18, 2014
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Recap: “Tips for Overcoming Conflict” FEW Meeting November 13, 2014 Speaker: Tania Coke Tania Coke, conflict meditator, corporeal mime artist, and FEW November speaker, sees conflict as a chance to keep asking yourself, “Who am I?” By Christina Hanazawa-Gallagher, FEW Programs Director On Thursday, November 13, FEW welcomed conflict mediator and corporeal mime artist, Tania…

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October 2014 18th FEW Career Strategies Seminar (CSS) Recap: IGNITE

October 9, 2014
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Recap – 18th FEW Career Strategies Seminar (CSS): IGNITE On Saturday, October 4th, FEW held the 18th FEW Career Startegies Seminar (CSS) on the theme of IGNITE. CSS was a great day which inspired both thought and action, reaffirmed the fantastic community in Tokyo, and gave us a chance to learn and practice some new…

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September 2014 FEW Meeting Recap: What Starting a Business Taught Female Business Owners -Lessons, Inspirations and Insights from Six Different Industries

September 18, 2014
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Recap: “What Starting a Business Taught Female Business Owners: Lessons, Inspirations and Insights from Six Different Industries” FEW Meeting September 13, 2014 Panelists: Elana Gilbert, Joanne Pascual, Melanie Uematsu, Megumi Moss, Sophie Wang, Yoko Majima   By Helen Lewis, FEW Special Events Director   To kick off the 2014-2015 FEW year, we welcomed six highly…

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