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.

Empowering Women Leaders Program

JCIE’s Empowering Women Leaders program aims to strengthen the capacity of women leaders to participate in international dialogues, build networks among women leaders, and share lessons on ways to encourage fuller participation by women in the policymaking process.

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.

US-Japan Young Political Leaders Exchange | 2023 US Delegation to Japan

Celebrating 50 years of partnership between JCIE and the American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL), a delegation of 5 US Young Political Leaders traveled to Japan to meet with a variety of policymakers, business leaders, and local-level politicians in Tokyo and Nagano prefecture.

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 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.