Panel Discussion on Empowering Women in Leadership in Japan and the U.S.

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his government advocate a set of economic policies called “Abenomics” and promote “A Society Where Women Shine”. The Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco, in partnership with Asia Society Northern California and the University of California, Berkeley, is proud to present two panel discussions on empowering women.
    Ms. Kaori Sasaki from Japan will give a keynote and join the panel to discuss the current progress on women in the societies of both Japan and the Bay Area, their common issues and possible solutions. Ms. Sasaki is the Founder and CEO of ewoman, Inc. and Founder and Chair of the International Conference for Women in Business, which is the largest conference on gender equality in Japan.

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Event Schedule:

1. Asia Society

Date and Time: Thursday, November 3, 8:30AM-10:00AM
Location: Bechtel Conference Center, 500 Washington Street, S.F.
Details: Mind the Gap: Gender Equality in Japan and the U.S.
・Michael Chui, McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) Partner, McKinsey & Company (moderator)
・Kaori Sasaki, Founder & CEO, ewoman, Inc. and UNICUL International, Inc
・Shie Lundberg, Director, Consumer Care, gTech Consumers, Google Inc.
・Steven Vogel, Professor, U.C. Berkeley

2. University of California, Berkeley

Date and Time: Friday, November 4, 4:00PM-6:00PM
Location: College of Environmental Design
                 230 Wurster Hall #1820, Berkeley, CA 94720
Details: Women in Leadership
Jon Metzler, Lecturer, Haas School of Business (moderator)
Kaori Sasaki, Founder & CEO, ewoman, Inc. and UNICUL International, Inc
Kakul Srivastava, VP Marketing, GitHub
・Angie Chang, VP Business Development, Hackbright Academy

President, Kaori Sasaki

WAW!Tokyo 2015

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