Women from local communities in Japan discuss the role women have taken in bringing about positive social change. As leaders of nonprofit organizations, community activists and elected officials, women are at the forefront of addressing many of Japan’s social concerns through dialogue and the legislative process, and by organizing programs that serve people directly.
Kiyoko Fujii, President, Yokohoma Women’s Association for Communication and Networking
Emi Kaneko, Member, Hobara Town Council
Yumi Morimoto, Member, Kitakyushu City Assembly
Shoko Nakamura, Director, Group YUU
Mitsuko Shimomura, journalist and Director, Fukushima Gender Equality Center
Linda Tarr-Whelan, Chair, Center for Policy Alternatives
Simultaneous translation. Followed by a reception.
More information on the U.S.-Japan Exchange on Women in Public Policy.
- November 13, 2002
- 6:30 pm