JCIE Publication | Empowering Our Future—A Path Toward Women’s Leadership in Politics, STEM, and Beyond

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Report on the findings from the 2023 US-Japan Women Leaders Dialogue, which featured a visit to the US by six Japanese political and business leaders to discuss US-Japan and international relations, women in politics, and ways to empower women to pursue and succeed in STEM fields.

US-Japan Women Leaders Dialogue

Recognizing that the voices of women continue to be underrepresented in discussions of key policy issues facing both Japanese and American societies, JCIE launched the US-Japan Women Leaders Dialogue in 2017 as part of the Empowering Women Leaders Program to convene women leaders from varying walks of life.

2023 Japanese Women Leaders Delegation to the US

JCIE brought a delegation of six Japanese women leaders from political and business sectors to Washington DC to participate in a weeklong series of activities to explore issues related to US-Japan relations and women’s empowerment.

2023 US-Japan Women Leaders Dialogue STEM Roundtable

During the visit of a delegation of Japanese women leaders to Washington DC, JCIE organized a semi-public roundtable discussion on Capitol Hill focusing on US-Japan collaboration on gender equity in STEM, both in education and in business.

JCIE Publication | Moving the Needle on Gender Equity through US-Japan Collaboration

A report on the 2022 US-Japan Women Leaders Dialogue, held virtually, features recommendations based on the discussions among 40 women from politics, business, media, think tanks, and civil society.

2022 Survey of Initiatives to Promote Women’s Political Participation and Advancement in Japan

2022 Survey of Initiatives to Promote Women’s Political Participation and Advancement in Japan PART II: Initiatives to Promote Women’s Political Participation and Advancement Hifumi Tajima, Chief Program Officer, JCIE/Japan This is the second part of a survey conducted as reference materials for the 2022 US-Japan Women Leaders Dialogue of the Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE). […]

2022 US-Japan Women Leaders Dialogue | Tokyo Meetings

A roundtable on recent developments in women’s issues was held, taking advantage of a visit to Japan by Dialogue Co-chair Rep. Diana DeDegette (D-CO). This was followed by a smaller lunch meeting that brought her together with her fellow Co-chair, Minister Seiko Noda, and others.

2022 US-Japan Women Leaders Dialogue

READ THE REPORT JCIE is holding the 2022 US-Japan Women Leaders Dialogue, a three-part virtual discussion bringing together more than 40 women leaders from across multiple sectors from the United States and Japan. The dialogue is co-chaired by Hon. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Hon. Seiko Noda, who is now Minister in Charge of Women’s Empowerment, Minister of […]

JCIE Publication | Seeking the “Next Normal”—Creating a Post-Pandemic World Where Women (and Men) Can Thrive

A report on the 2021 US-Japan Women Leaders Dialogue, held virtually in March–April 2021, featuring a series of recommendations based on the discussions among 40 women from politics, business, media, think tanks, and civil society.

2021 US-Japan Women Leaders Dialogue

JCIE held a three-session, online US-Japan Women Leaders Dialogue to convene top women leaders from varying walks of life. Two leading legislators, Hon. Seiko Noda and Hon. Diana DeGette, were the co-chairs for this series of meetings that addressed  “Advancing Women’s Leadership in a Time of Crisis.”  This program built on the discussions from the first US-Japan […]