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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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June 2014 FEW Meeting Recap: Recap: Developing Corporate Meaning – The Road to Building Global Appeal, Engagement, and Obtaining a Seat at the Executive Table

June 16, 2014
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Recap: “Developing Corporate ‘Meaning’: The Road to Building Global Appeal, Engagement, and Obtaining a Seat at the Executive Table” FEW Meeting June 11, 2014 Speaker: Vikki Bolam By Christina Hanazawa-Gallagher, Vice President of FEW Creating Brand Value Through Storytelling After 23 years in Japan working as a business consultant, UK native, Vikki Bolam, Global Director,…

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May 2014 FEW Meeting Recap: What Does Abenomics Offer Women Regardless of Nationality?

May 20, 2014
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Recap: “What Does Abenomics Offer Women Regardless of Nationality?” FEW Meeting May 15th, 2014 Speaker: Professor Yoko Ishikura By Christina Hanazawa-Gallagher, FEW Vice President If you could start again, would you come to Japan to work? Those who answered ‘yes’ to Professor Ishikura’s opening question had many positives to say. They were excited by the…

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April 2014 FEW Meeting Recap: Sold for Sex – The Story of Japan’s Invisible Women and Children Trapped in Sex Trafficking

April 15, 2014
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Recap “Sold for Sex: The Story of Japan’s Invisible Women and Children Trapped in Sex Trafficking” FEW Meeting April 10, 2014 Speaker: Shihoko Fujiwara Recap by Christina Hanazawa-Gallagher, Vice President of FEW In 2014, it was estimated by Lighthouse: Center for Human Trafficking that there are approximately 80,000 people in Japan who are labor and…

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March 2014 FEW Meeting Recap: Love Branding: Fiat 500 in Japan

March 18, 2014
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Recap: “Love Branding: Fiat 500 in Japan” FEW Meeting March 13, 2014 Speaker: Tiziana Alamprese By Christina Hanazawa-Gallagher, Vice President of FEW You would think that being hit by two Fiats while walking would have been enough motivation for Tiziana Alamprese, Marketing Director for Chrysler Japan, to work for another automobile company. But, she is…

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February 2014 FEW Meeting Recap: NOT Optional

February 18, 2014
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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as THE business model and strategy for sustainable profit By Christina Hanazawa-Gallagher, FEW Vice President Maho Takahashi, Charity and Campaign Manager at LUSH Japan presented “Not Optional: Corporate Responsibility and the Business Model for Sustainable and Ethical Profit” at the February 13, 2014 FEW meeting. “We use 2000 types of ingredients…

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January 2014 FEW Meeting Recap: Interpreting Your Own Brand

January 21, 2014
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Integrating a  Multicultural Mindset in Japan By Christina Hanazawa Gallagher, FEW Vice President Imagine having the courage to start a business after your first business nearly went bankrupt, your first book failed to sale, and still thinking big enough to successfully go after Al Gore as your first major client in your new start-up company?…

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December 2013 FEW Bonenkai Recap

December 17, 2013
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December 12, 2013 – Tokyo More than 60 members, guests and supporters joined FEW for the themed “Feliz Navidad” Bonenkai at La Paz Restaurant. The restaurant proved the perfect setting for getting everyone in a dancing, sombrero wearing and maracas shaking mood. Over 135,000 JPY was raised through raffle and a round of Mexican bingo!…

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