12 Nov Japanese Women Executives Mission to Australia
95 Japanese women managers, representing 44 leading Japanese companies, will visit Sydney 19-23 November to build their knowledge and business networks.
The “high potential” group are members of J-WIN (Japan Women’s Innovative Network) a Japanese NPO with a 120-plus top corporate membership base that was established in 2007 to foster networks and provide research and career development. J-WIN, in collaboration with the Japanese Cabinet Office, Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) promotes “Diversity and Inclusion” as a fundamental strategic pillar for business, and for a society where everyone can participate and flourish.
J-WIN Chair Ms Yukako Uchinaga, will lead the group who will meet with various Australian Government and business leaders. Uchinaga-san was previously Deputy President of Benesse, a major Japanese listed company involved In education and coaching programs throughout Japan, as well as the aged care and retirement sector. Benesse is also the owner of the Berlitz language schools.
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