As part of the U.S.-Japan Council’s Regional Women in Leadership series, the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center partnered with USJC on the first of two panels titled “The Fearless, The Fabulous, & The Feminine.”
The October 23 panel touched on subject matters such as work-life balance, resilience and the traits of a female leader. Guest speakers included Meredith Ching, Executive Vice President, Alexander & Baldwin; Malika Dudley, Meteorologist, KITV4 News Island News; and Saedene Ota, President, Sae Design. Council Leader Deidre Tegarden, Executive Director of the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center (Maui) hosted 130 attendees from the United States and Japan. Part two of the series will be held on December 3, 2020.
The Regional Women In Leadership (RWL) program is in its sixth year at U.S.-Japan Council. The program’s objective is to provide opportunities for discussions on the advancement of women in leadership. RWL encourages members and collaborators to convene in a series of events to educate and discuss women‘s leadership in the context of U.S.-Japan relations, creating a conversation about women’s issues among diverse communities and business leaders. Funding is provided by the Government of Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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