Special Event

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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Special Event Recap: Drawing on Nature in Yoyogi Park with Divya Marie Kato of When in Doubt, Draw

June 5, 2018
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We couldn’t have picked a better day to ditch our smartphones and digital distractions to head to Yoyogi park for artist Divya Marie Kato’s drawing workshop – one with a bit of a twist! On Sunday, May 20, with sunshine dancing through the branches overhead, we nestled in the grass, clinked a few cups of…

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Special Event Recap: Japanese Business Etiquette Workshop with WaNavi Japan

May 2, 2018
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FEW’s latest Strategic Partner WaNavi Japan hosted a workshop on Japanese Business Etiquette in the evening of April 4 at the Wesley Center in Omotesando, providing insights in Japanese culture and business culture in particular, as well as practical phrases commonly used at the workplace making communication with Japanese co-workers smoothly. Motoko Kimura, Founder and…

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Special Event Recap: The Essence of Belly Dance Workshop with Sara Amira

April 5, 2018
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FEW’s March Special Event, “The Essence of Belly Dance Workshop,” was hosted by belly dancer Sara Amira at the Belly Dance Arts studio close to Omotesando, whose team generously allowed us to use their beautiful space for this workshop Sara started by telling the participants about her personal journey and how she first got into…

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Special Event Recap: Radical Boundaries – Say NO to make way for YES

January 1, 2018
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FEW Japan’s Special Events highlight in December was Sarah Furuya’s exclusive FEW workshop on “Radical Boundaries – Say NO to make way for YES.” The event perfectly matched the time of the year — right before the year-end and start of the new year — when everyone is already reflecting on the current year, and thinking about…

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Lumina Learning Recap: Powering Up for Women’s Leadership Program

November 22, 2017
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By Akane Ochi, FEW Member The Lumina Learning Powering Up for Women’s Leadership Programme (PUWL) was held on September 26 and September 27. PUWL is a two-day training program that encourages Japanese women as authentic leaders through enhancing leadership abilities and raising confidence. 6 Japanese women attended the bilingual program (English and Japanese), facilitated by Elizabeth Handover…

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Special Event Recap: Dream, Girl – Movie Night with FEW and Mums in Business

May 2, 2017
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By Saya Matsumoto, Finance Director On Wednesday, April 26th, FEW and Mums in Business hosted the first screening of Dream, Girl in Japan, followed by a panel discussion with female entrepreneurs based in Tokyo. Dream, Girl is a documentary about female entrepreneurs, written, directed and produced by an all female crew. Inspired by the female…

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Special Event Recap: Be Heard – How to use Strategic Marketing to Stand out Above the Noise with Linda Popky

November 21, 2016
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On Tuesday, November 15, a group of 16 female entrepreneurs gathered for a workshop with Linda Popky to learn more about how to be heard above the noise and work towards a marketing strategy that makes you stand out of the crowd. Linda Popky, founder and president of Leverage2Market Associates, which transforms organizations through powerful…

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Introduction to GYROKINESIS® Exercise for FEW Recap

April 20, 2016
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The GYROKINESIS® method deserves to be better known; perhaps the esoteric sounding name or the idea that you can exercise hard while seated are confusing. For the record, it is a real, sweaty, stretchy workout. Our teacher, FEW member Maya Ileto has been a certified trainer of the discipline for over five years and teaches…

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Actions You Can Take: Women Preparing for Disaster Recap

March 28, 2016
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By Marie Mortreux, Public Relations and Communications Intern FEW’s March 2016 workshop focused on the role women can play in disaster preparedness in Japan. Since the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami in 2011, there has been an even more urgent need to sensitize individuals to take adequate steps in response to but also in…

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