Category: Event

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • IoT & Beyond:The Future of IT Towards 2020 & Women’s Participation – Goldman Sachs

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    IoT & Beyond:The Future of IT Towards 2020 & Women’s Participation – Goldman Sachs

    Thank you very much to each and every participant for taking time out to join us in our session on “IoT & Beyond:The Future of IT Towards 2020 & Women’s Participation” ! We hope each of you has learned something substantial through the presentation by our key-speaker Marc Einstein, which not only covered an in-depth introduction of IoT, AI, and BigData , but also gave us an insight on how the future will change with the rapid development and enhancement of these technologies.  Apart from that, the panelist discussion session with our panelist from Goldman Sachs was also very inspiring as we learned about various systems which Goldman Sachs has […]

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  • Disability & IT

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    Disability & IT

    Inspiring by the three speakers from GSK, Microsoft and Google and the networking dinner was full of joy and laughing !! thank you for joining us.3名の素晴らしいスピーカーをお迎えし、無事に「Disability & IT」を開催することができました。障がいを持ちながらキャリアを築いてこられた方達のライフストーリーを共有して頂き、ダイバーシティを進める上で企業やテクノロジーが果たす役割や各社の取り組みについてお話を伺いました。笑いと感動が絶えないスピーチの後は参加者の方達からの質問を通じてさらに一歩踏み込んだ対話が出来たかと思います。社内のバリアフリー化、身体的・精神的な異なる症状に合わせたプログラムの導入、ITを学び資格取得をすることで就職できるよう積極的な支援を行っている企業もありますが全体としてはまだまだ少ないので、これからもっと増えて欲しいですね。そのためにも、私達一人一人が心の中のボーダーラインを取り払い、良い意味で特別視をせずに同じ仲間として迎え、誰に対しても持つべき小さな心遣い(ドア開ける、など)を忘れない事が大切なのではないかと思います。 努力を惜しまず人の何倍も頑張り、活躍されているみなさんの姿に感動し深く考えさせられた、と参加者の方たちから喜びの声も届きまして、夜の懇親会も大盛り上がりでした!WITJ一同、心より御礼申し上げます。 Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.144725202364746.1073741839.109824759188124&type=3

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  • ICA Japan Panel Discussion – High Achieving Women Balancing Work and Lifestyle

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    ICA Japan Panel Discussion – High Achieving Women Balancing Work and Lifestyle

    ICA Japan is inviting ICA members and non-members to participate in a panel featuring four professional women in the fields of IT and consulting. The panelists will address the obstacles and opportunities faced by women who pursue a professional career. It will examine the emerging issues and enormous changes that are evolving at the work place and impacting women today in achieving balance. Previously society looked at women as individuals who had no clear career goals and limited to households. The nature of family life is ever changing with the concept of work/life balance. It has become very popular over the last 30 years as more and more women have […]

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