Sponsor Spotlight

Lifelong Takeaways from the JMEC Program

July 4, 2019
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By Sabrina Hassanali Why would you give up your weekends for about 8 months, commit 200+ hours of your time, and coordinate with a group of 3–4 other working professionals to prepare a business plan for an existing business? Why have over 1,300 people participated in the Japan Market Expansion Competition (JMEC) over the lifetime…

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Sponsor Spotlight: Pilates-Me

March 1, 2019
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Meet our New Sponsor, Pilates-Me! Inspired by the entrepreneurial spirit of FEW, Pilates-Me was founded on the philosophy of fitness, innovation and community. The founder Cecilia Zhang saw an opportunity to bring cutting edge proprietary global techniques in Barre, Pilates & Piloxing to Tokyo, and help busy women to stay active, look sculpted and feel…

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Sponsor Spotlight: Blu Jam Cafe

January 10, 2019
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Home. A word that holds much meaning for so many people. Blu Jam Cafe has called Tokyo home for two years. Chef Kamil Majer, founder of the original Los Angeles branch crafted a menu and philosophy truly fit for anyone. It adorns options not so easily found in the city – vegan, gluten-free, vegetarian, to mention…

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Sponsor Spotlight: eCornell

November 1, 2018
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Professional Development from Cornell University Women’s contribution to the economy, in general, has never been put into a greater focus until recently. According to a report of McKinsey Global Institute featured in a news article by CNN, it estimates that economies in the Asia-Pacific region could boost their collective GDP by $4.5 trillion by 2025…

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Sponsor Spotlight: Warm Hearts Coffee Club

August 8, 2018
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The Warm Hearts Coffee Club is a community of coffee lovers based in Japan. Since April of this year we deliver freshly-roasted coffee to households & offices all over Japan & provide a connection between the coffee growers, the coffee’s country of origin and our community members. We do this by supporting organic & fair…

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Sponsor Spotlight: Club 360

July 18, 2018
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Exercising regularly can lead to better leadership and productivity for your business. Research has shown time and again not only how exercise can reduce stress and regulate mood, but also how it boosts executive functions of the brain which increases focus, memory, and creativity which can all lead to better work performance.

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Strategic Partner Spotlight: Mom in Balance

June 5, 2018
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Mom in Balance Tokyo has been around for nearly two years now and surely quite a few of you have heard about it, if not joined our outdoor workouts at some point. Recently, Tanja Kinnen and Julie Mangen took over from Pauline Havens (who left for Singapore) determined to keep Mom in Balance Tokyo going.…

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Strategic Partner Spotlight: Lumina Learning Japan Partner, Elizabeth Handover

May 2, 2018
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Lumina Learning is a global learning and development company representing the latest innovation in professional development and assessment. As a pioneer in organizational development with over 3,500 certified trainers globally, we offer services in 30 languages. Lumina Spark is our flagship psychometric tool. The key to every organization’s success is its people. This philosophy underpins our partnerships…

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Strategic Partner Spotlight: WaNavi Japan

February 28, 2018
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WaNavi Japan is a non-profit organization comprising of professionals of many nationalities living in Japan. We come from diverse backgrounds and expertise. Through our workshops and navigation services, we provide international residents and their families with critical information and support to live comfortable and confidently in Japan. In particular, we hold Earthquake Preparedness Workshops and…

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Strategic Partner Spotlight: Find Your Element Workshop Founder Aya McCrindle

January 31, 2018
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I was born to a half American, half Japanese mom and a Japanese dad, raised in Tokyo.  When I was 27, I bought a model agency with my 2 sisters and another model in order to quit modeling. During this time, I increased the number of models from 4 to 50. I also expanded the existing…

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