CGO Hosts Forums in Japan

In April, the Center for Gender in Organizations with Business and Professional Women Japan hosted Japanese Women's Leadership Initiative forums in Wakayama and Yokohama, Japan.  The keynote speaker was Mari Kuraishi, CEO of GlobalGiving, a micro fundraising website that is highly valued for its innovative social business model; CGO Director Patricia Deyton and College Trustee Atsuko Fish also made presentations.  These workshops, attended by 370 people from a variety of businesses and NGOs, were designed to promote leadership development in the nonprofit sector and inspire women to create social change.  This project is funded by the United States-Japan Foundation; other collaborators the Japanese government's Department of Equal Gender Participation, the Fish Family Foundation, and the city of Yokohama.

Posted by Nicole Herrick on News & Events