Special Event

Coping with the Unknown: Strategies to Develop Resilience with Yukari Horiguichi

June 11, 2020
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FEW’s virtual monthly meeting with guest Yukari Horiguichi, CEO of Communications Psychology International (CPI), discussed the timely topic of resilience as most people have been staying home and avoiding travel outside their vicinity during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Excellence and Empowerment in Women’s Pro-Sports

April 27, 2020
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Last week FEW Japan held its first online ZOOM event with Japan Women’s Rugby Team Head Coach, Lesley McKenzie. We are pleased to announce that it was a success! Thank you to Lesley for providing solid advice on team building and motivation. An engaging Q&A session followed thanks to our member and guest participants. We…

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Innovation Through Diversity

February 15, 2020
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The Embassy of Canada, in collaboration with FEW Japan, hosted a special symposium on February 6 that focused on how to foster creative workplace cultures in tech. This special event welcomed a panel discussion with representatives of Japan-based companies championing diversity and inclusive business practices, preceded by a keynote speech by Judi Hess, the CEO of Copperleaf.…

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From Teacher to Business Owner: A Designer’s Journey

January 29, 2020
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FEW Japan was thrilled to welcome the energetic entrepreneur Victoria Close to share her inspiring journey from international school teacher to jewelry designer / creator and owner of Bikudesigns, a brand of beautiful accessories made with repurposed vintage kimono, at our quarterly Lunch Gathering on Wednesday, November 20. Set in a rustic room at the…

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Japan’s Youth: What the Next Generation of Leaders need to succeed in the world post-2030

October 9, 2019
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FEW was thrilled to welcome one of our new Board members, Program Director Kaoru Utada, to share her personal backstory and why she’s dedicated her career to fostering leadership skills amongst Japan’s youth at our quarterly Lunch Gathering on Wednesday, September 25th. By Alisa Tanaka What started as a desire to help the communities impacted…

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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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Special Event Recap: Elana Jade Organic Beauty Spa

January 24, 2019
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How to Keep Your Skin in Perfect Shape During Winter with Elana Jade On the last Monday of November ’18, around 10 ladies gathered to H&R Roppongi to hear Elana Gilbert, experienced beauty therapist and the owner of Elana Jade Organic Beauty Spa, to reveal the secrets of winter skin care. Many of us are…

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December 2018 Bonenkai Recap

January 14, 2019
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The Fabulous FEW 2018 Bonenkai Featured “All That Glitters” On the chilly night of December 7, 2018, more than 70 members, guests, and supporters joined FEW for the All That Glitters-themed Bonenkai at Dumbo Bar and Grill on the premises of The Strings Hotel Omotesando. The glamorous atmosphere of the restaurant matched perfectly with the…

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Recap: Mentoring Moments – Finding Love in Japan

August 21, 2018
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The third and final Mentoring Moments event for the year was held, Sunday, July 8th at the Kiwi Kitchen in Hiroo.   Despite the sweltering heat, eight ladies came to ask questions to three FEW members about finding love in Japan and the subsequent situations that stem from cross-cultural dating and married life. Married ladies…

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Special Event Recap – Radical Boundaries Workshop with Sarah Furuya

June 24, 2018
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  FEW’s June Special Event Workshop, took place on June 21st, 2018 at H&R Roppongi and was run by Sarah Furuya, FEW Strategic Partner, long-time member and former president who works as a life & executive coach, facilitator and mentor, supporting particularly women in achieving their goals and realizing their dreams. Her workshop “Radical Boundaries:…

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