Foreign women in Tokyo may be interested in joining Foreign Executive Women (FEW) at their regular meeting on Thursday, May 10 for a talk by Kathy Matsui on ‘Womenomics: Unlocking Japan’s Hidden Potential.’
Ms. Matsui is Managing Director, Chief Japan Equity Strategist, and Co-head of Economics, Commodities and Strategy (ECS) Research in Asia at Goldman Sachs Japan Co., Ltd.
She has been ranked #1 in Japan Equity Strategy by Institutional Investor magazine multiple times, and was chosen in 2007 by the Wall Street Journal as one of the “10 Women to Watch in Asia” for her work on the “Womenomics” theme.
Ms. Matsui holds a BA, magna cum laude, in Social Studies from Harvard University and an MA from Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies.
Ms. Matsui’s talk will cover such topics as: “Why Womenomics is an imperative for the Japanese economy,” “What are the obstacles preventing greater female labor participation in Japan and what are some solutions?” and “Best practices in diversity.”
Please join FEW on this evening to learn more about the issues that Japan faces in relation to gender, society, and work life balance.
Details: May 10, 7–10pm, at The Wesley Center Minami Aoyama (6-10-11 Minami Aoyama). ¥3,000 (members); ¥5,000 (guests), includes dinner and drinks. RSVP: few [at] gol [dot] com.