Author: WITJ

  • Asian University for Women’s yearly fundraising event

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    Asian University for Women’s yearly fundraising event

    Women In Tech is Proud to support Asian University for Women’s yearly fundraising event : This year’s event theme is: ‘Radical Leadership,’ and we’re excited to welcome AUW’s Founder, Kamal Ahmad, Ms. Rubana Huq, President, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association, as well as an AUW alumna to speak. Join us for another inspiring evening to celebrate women’s education and empowerment on Thursday, March 12, from 6:30pm at the Tokyo American Club. Please register via the link below: https://auwjapan2020.peatix.com/view GET MORE EVENT INFORMATION: Please join our Facebook fan page https://www.facebook.com/WITJapan/  

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  • 2020 Tech Women Connect @ Intel Tokyo

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    2020 Tech Women Connect @ Intel Tokyo

    Intel Japan will be hosting the Tech Women Connect event on March 6! WITJ will be supporting this event and our committee member, Rutsuko Yoshida from Cisco will appear as a keynote speaker to talk about working mom!! Please sign up from the link below. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeJULQ8Fq_tRId_V6HHuw_fU-ktqRpEg1PwJnh03S_qADqD2A/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&fbclid=IwAR0C38ewxgQx-2eCdyLiadUd0y65jIBJ70S5qogxu5i1fofZaW7hxca5WdE  

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  • Asian University for Women (AUW) 2019 Academy Award Winning Best Short Documentary

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    Asian University for Women (AUW) 2019 Academy Award Winning Best Short Documentary

    WITJが支援するAsian University for Women (AUW)が、アカデミー賞受賞作品のプロデューサーを招いて、トークイベントを1/29に開催します。 Asian University for Women (AUW) is inviting you to a Private Screening & Conversation with Guneet Monga, the Producer of “Period. End of Sentence,” 2019 Academy Award Winning Best Short Documentary!

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  • Harvard Business School Club of Japan

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    Harvard Business School Club of Japan

    One of WITJ mentors wants to encourage Japanese women to apply for HBS. Here is the event to make a connection and explore the golden opportunity !! ======== Harvard Business School Club of Japan we ask female MBA holders (including HBS) why they applied to MBA, many of them often say that someone personally encouraged her. We would like to create the opportunity for future potential applicants to MBA programs to talk to MBA holders, discuss the benefits of an MBA, how it can impact their lives and people around them. We are happy to announce that we will be holding this event to encourage future MBA applicants. We will […]

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  • Annie Chang will be a part of the judging panel for this year’s GLOMOs

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    Annie Chang will be a part of the judging panel for this year’s GLOMOs

    Annie Chang will be a part of the judging panel for this year’s GLOMOs, the most prestigious mobile awards on the calendar and now in its 25th year.As a judge, she wants to make sure that the best and most deserving entries are shortlisted, and so she is making sure you’re aware of the award and the criteria. The categories open for entry are Women4Tech and Diversity in Tech, both looking to highlight those who have championed equality. Full details of the awards including entry criteria are available here: https://www.mwcbarcelona.com/…/global-mobile-a…/categories/…We look forward to seeing your entry!

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  • Women in Tech Celebration, Google Japan

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    Women in Tech Celebration, Google Japan

    Google Japan is organizing an event to bring Women in Tech in Tokyo together, celebrate their accomplishments and foster a sense of community on Tuesday, October 29th. If you’re interested in joining the event, please visit the event website and apply! This event will be held in English. https://events.withgoogle.com/women-in-tech-celebration-google-japan/?fbclid=IwAR22GKQus4ULjOeLcQ9lCqfe9dioWfc1rUSHWNdT7U3bnjmMWGsM-yYH90o

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  • Women’s forum Asia 2019

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    Women’s forum Asia 2019

    Women’s forum Asia 2019 opened by President of the Republic of Singapore . First day is focus on breaking berries to inclusion. Do you know Women work at APAC countries is 62% versus 78.9% for Men, and Women in leadership ( 12.8% ) is the lowest compare to Europe and America. Gender equality in APAC could add US$ 4.5 trillion to the economy !! #WFASIA

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  • Report – Machine Learning and Creativity

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    Report – Machine Learning and Creativity

    Thank you to Temple university and Waseda A.I lab’s collaboration , last night’s Machine Learning presented by David was informative and educational.Although I was struggling with some technical terms still I felt entertained and not a single moment get bored with it.My take away is : Human’s creativity combine with machine’s learning power can only empower humankind to make the world the better place !! 8月29日にWaseda AI LabとWomen in Technology Japan共催で、Google Brain リサーチサイエンティストであるDavid Haを招き、「Machine Learning and Creativity」をテーマに講演会を行いました。Google Brainとは、自然言語処理、ロボティックス、ディープラーニングなど人工知能の発展につながる長期的な研究ができる世界的に有名なGoogleの研究所です。David氏は、アーティストがAIを活用した新しい創造の可能性や強化学習とロボティックスの融合、生成系技術で有名なGANsの進化の過程など様々な最新のAI技術の進歩とその活用方法についてお話していただきました。(学生団体 Waseda AI Lab より)

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  • Machine Learning and Creativity

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    Machine Learning and Creativity

    Women in Technology Japan (WITJ)and Waseda AI Lab are proud to invite David Ha to talk about Machine Learning and Creativity. David is currently a Research Scientist at Google Brain and also an author of many publications on Machine Learning. Since this event is co-hosted by Waseda AI Lab, attendees may be mostly students, but anyone who has an interest in this topic is welcome to attend. The event will be held at a brand new location of Temple University Japan Sangenjaya Campus.(1-14-29 Taishido, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo)Thanks to Temple University, Japan Campus for hosting the event! Sign up https://machinelearningandcreativity.peatix.com/view?fbclid=IwAR3btzgpCUXXvF-s1UbCnmYLT4w8XQ7G_XIic5wuhQKDDL53q1FbOXC8d4Q PLEASE NOTE:The session will be in English only, no translation services will […]

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  • R.I.P. – Ms. Haruno Yoshida

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    R.I.P. – Ms. Haruno Yoshida

    R.I.P. – Ms. Haruno Yoshida (吉田晴乃氏) 2014年のWITJのイベントにご登壇頂き、多くの女性達に素晴らしい影響を与えて下さいました。これまでのご功労に敬意を表しますとともに、ご生前のお姿を偲び、心よりご冥福をお祈りいたします。 Lost a great leader, a mother and a friend !!Our heart goes out to the family , friends and everyone who inspired by her. ( photo taken in 2018 ) WITJ一同———————————————-経団連で初めての女性役員を務め、女性の活躍に向けた活動を積極的に行っていた吉田晴乃氏が心不全のため亡くなりました。55歳でした。 吉田氏は、イギリスの大手通信会社 ブリティッシュテレコムの日本法人「BTジャパン」で社長を務め、平成27年6月、経団連会長の諮問機関「審議員会」の副議長に起用されました。 経団連の女性役員は初めてで、「女性の活躍推進委員長」として、企業の女性役員の育成のほか外国の女性経営者や政治家との交流に取り組みました。 去年8月に経団連の役員を退任したあとも、G20=主要20か国の首脳に女性活躍に向けた提言を行う団体「W20」の共同代表として、ことし3月、女性の労働参加の促進や男女の教育格差の解消を共同声明にまとめるなど、積極的に活動していました。

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  • Report – Can I have it all?

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    Report – Can I have it all?

    Dr. Christina Siegel M.D. will share her amazing story about how she balances her work and life with 9 children! The event is free, open to anyone who would be interested. Dr. Christina’s presentation was huge success , she shares her secret how can she raises 9 children from age 15 to 7 months and still manage to finished master degree at Brown university recently while continue her career as medical consultant , more than that she is publishing a book call family business !! Below are some of my take aways 1) building your personal KPI ( key performance indicator ) -If you measure the wrong thing you do […]

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  • IoT: New Development and Women’s Participation

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    IoT: New Development and Women’s Participation

    Big thank you to all the participants who joined us on 21st June. Our talk event “IoT: New Development and Women’s Participation” by Marc Einstein and hosted by Women in Technology Japan ended with very positive impact and all participants are inspired. We are so proud to invite Marc Einstein again as our presenter to talk about IoT and how women can participate in this exciting field. Marc’s presentation was fantastic. He covered the IoT, A.I, 5G ,Blockchain and how is going to impact our life and the workforce. Many jobs will be replaced at the same time , more data scientist , A.I engineer , cloud engineer , testing […]

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  • 【Free Workshop】The promise and the opportunities of the VR/AR industry

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    【Free Workshop】The promise and the opportunities of the VR/AR industry

    Women in Technology Japan (WITJ) is inviting Meri Rosich and Sergio Salvador as our guest speakers to talk about “the promise and the opportunities of the VR/AR industry.” Virtual reality and, by extension augmented reality, are artificial, software-created environments presented to users in immersive ways so they are accepted as real. By stimulating the senses of sight and sound –and sometimes touch– we can interact with a virtual environments in much the same way as we would the real world. These technologies have their origins in the 19th century, but it’s only been in the last few years that that our ability to develop the hardware and software required has caught up with our ambition and imagination. VR and AR are being touted as the […]

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  • 【Free Workshop】Achieving Your ‘Dream’ Career-Workshop by WITJ x SudaManterfield

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    【Free Workshop】Achieving Your ‘Dream’ Career-Workshop by WITJ x SudaManterfield

    ◆Women in Technology Japan (WITJ)is collaborating with SudaManterfield to provide a workshop on the skills which will help achieve your ‘dream’ career. Women currently make up only 11% of management in the workforce in Japan. There are many challenges faced by women in realizing their maximum potential in their careers. This workshop led by Andrew Manterfield guides you to explore your career goals and how to achieve that ambition. Session will be delivered in English. ◆Andrew Manterfield EXECUTIVE COACH – SudaManterfield http://www.sudamanterfield.com/ Andrew Manterfield has an innate belief in people and their desire and ability to achieve more. His purpose is to find the greatness in every person he meets. […]

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  • Workshop: Are women over-mentored and under-sponsored? -How to get ahead in your career –

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    Workshop: Are women over-mentored and under-sponsored? -How to get ahead in your career –

    【12/1 ワークショップのご案内・事前申込(無料)】Women in Technology Japan (WITJとJ-Global Instituteが共同で、キャリアでの成功を加速するスキルを手に入れるためのワークショップを開催します。50席限定となりますが既に半数のお申込みを頂いておりますので、早めにお申込みください。 Women in Technology Japan (WITJ)is collaborating with J-Global Institute to provide a workshop on the skills which will help accelerate your career. 現在、日本の管理職における女性の割合はわずか10%であり、女性にとって昇進や昇給は継続的な課題となっています。今回のワークショップでは、職場の規模に関わらずキャリアで成功する人の習慣や日本と世界の文化的背景の違いについて話し合います。また、キャリアゴールの設定、交渉の仕方、自分を支援してくれるスポンサーを発掘するスキル、同僚同士でのコーチング、面接のシミュレーションなど、短時間でのアクティビティも予定しています。Jon Lynchを講師として招き、 女性がキャリアを前進するため、身につけるべく習慣について、追及します。*セッションは日本語、英語の2ヶ国語にて行われます。*ご来場の際はお名刺を一枚ご用意ください。 Women currently make up only 10% of management in the workforce in Japan and gaining promotions and increasing salary is an ongoing challenge for women. We talk about the successful habits to get ahead in your career in a corporate or small business environment and compare Japanese and global culture settings. Short activities include career goal planning, negotiation and sponsor-development skills, peer-to-peer coaching and simulated interviews.This workshop led by Jon Lynch explains the habits you can adopt to […]

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