Event Recaps

June 2015 FEW Workshop Recap: Unlock the Power of Design

June 30, 2015
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FEW Workshop, June 30th Facilitator: Melanie Rayment, Design Strategist and FEW Member Recap by Helen Lewis On a rainy Tuesday evening 17 attendees learned about the concepts and practices used by designers with Melanie Rayment. Despite our different backgrounds – education, services, and NGO’s, we were all curious about design. Melanie began by encouraging us…

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June 2015 FEW Meeting Recap: Women’s Powers of Persuasion

June 22, 2015
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Recap: “The Art of Persuasive Communication”  – June 11, 2015 By Sabine Becker-Thierry, FEW Programs Director What do we women value about our own styles of communication? When do we feel most convincing and when less? With these questions Dr. Nancy Snow, professor and current Abe-fellow specializing in media and PR, propaganda and public diplomacy…

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June 2015 BCCJ Event Recap: Generation Gap Japan

June 21, 2015
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photo: BCCJ Recap: British Chamber of Commerce of Japan (BCCJ) event Generation Gap Japan – June 16, 2015 Moderator: Suzanne Price, CEO at Price Global Panelist: Ken Takai, Business Director in Japan, Hays Panelist: Karyn Twaronite, Global Diversity & Inclusiveness Officer, EY Recap by Saya Matsumoto, FEW Ambassador Millenials as consumers have been a topic and area…

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June 2015 FEW Women’s Start-up Club Recap: What You Should Know About Social Media Marketing and Internet Security

June 7, 2015
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FEW Women’s Start-up Club Meeting – June 2, 2015 Recap: What You Should Know About Social Media Marketing and Internet Security When Daphne first joined Canning Professional a year ago, the company only had a website with very little presence on the social media. The social media becoming one of her responsibilities, she had tried different…

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May 2015 FEW Meeting Recap: Genki in Japan

May 25, 2015
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Recap: “Genki in Japan – A Panel Discussion on Diverse Approaches to Women’s Health and Well-Being in Japan”  – May 14, 2015 By Katharina von Tschurtschenthaler, FEW Programs Director We are how we move, we are what we eat, we are how we feel. The discussion at the FEW monthly meeting on May 14th was…

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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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