Women Rising Careers Strategies Seminar

By For Empowering Women
May 13, 2016
Careers

Join FEW for a transformational day of self-development, professional learning, community, connection and fun. Gain the tools, resources and strategies to rise up with FEW's Careers Strategies Seminar led by top female professionals working and living in Japan.

For Empowering Women (FEW) are hosting their biennial Career Strategies Seminar at the end of May for professional women living in Japan. Through interactive workshops, training and networking sessions, working women will learn the necessary tools and strategies for building confidence to pursue an even more purposeful career.

The seminar will be led by inspiring female professionals at the top of their game, who’ll share their experiences and advice for women who want to take their careers to the next level. Confirmed speakers include Jay Ponazecki, chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, Lauren Kawasaki, co-founder of Best Living Japan and Jennifer Shinkai, APAC marketing communications manager.

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Hear from inspiring female professionals at the top of their game.

With the theme of “Women Rising”, the seminar hopes to bring together the many talented women carving out a successful career in Japan.

FEW president Sarah Achilles says that the day is a rewarding opportunity for all women working here, whether they’re looking to get a promotion or change their career path.

the day is always an energizing experience from start to finish, providing participants with concrete strategies and tools for taking their careers to the next level —Sarah Achilles, FEW president

“The day is always an energizing experience from start to finish, providing participants with concrete strategies and tools for taking their careers to the next level, as well as the chance to meet and connect with other talented women to help them achieve their goals,” she says.

Workshops will tackle topics such as balancing career and wellness, taking control of your financial future and starting your own business. The event is a fantastic chance for likeminded women from all walks of Japanese life to support each other in achieving their full potential.

The Women Rising Career Strategies Seminar will take place on May 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Shibaura House. For more information and to register visit www.fewjapan.com.

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FEW was founded in 1981 by two foreign female entrepreneurs wishing to create a professional and social network empowering women in Tokyo. FEW has evolved tremendously since then. Members include a broad cross section of professionals from marketers, journalists, entertainment specialists, attorneys and bankers to freelance photographers, translators and entrepreneurs in a variety of industries. Members also include women at the start of their careers such as students and interns. Since September 2008, membership has been open to English-speaking Japanese nationals.

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