W-20 JAPAN 2019

WOMEN20 JAPAN 2019
2019.3.23 sat-3.24 sun in TOKYO

General Audience Registration is now closed,
due to the number of applications exceeding its maximum.

Registrations for the waiting list is now closed.

W20 is an official engagement group that proposes policy recommendations
related to women for the G20.

Other engagement groups are B20 (business), C20 (civil society), L20 (labor), S20 (science), T20 (think tank), and Y20 (youth).
Engagement groups influence G20 leaders to create new international economic order by making policy recommendations.

※The G20 was established in the G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in 1999. In 2008, the G20 became the G20 Summit to deal with global financial crisis and achieve sustainable development.The G20 consists of the G7 (United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, and Japan), Russia, China, Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia, Australia, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, South Africa, and the E.U. The G20 is an international framework for sustainable development and economic stability covering 85% of the global economy and 66% of the world population.

Trajectory of W20

Berlin meeting
(Prime Minister Merkel at the far right side)

Buenos Aires meeting
(Prime Minister Macri to the right)

FOCUS

“Closing the Gender Gap for New Prosperity”

The primary purpose of W20 is to implement 25 by 25 that declares,
“The G20 will decrease the labor force participation gap between men and women to 25%”,
adopted in the G20 Brisbane Summit in 2014.
The G20’s common understanding is that women’s social advancement
means economic empowerment,
which is also a basic idea of SDGs.
The fifth W20 in Japan 2019, will demand action and results based on previous discussion,
and will focus on the four pillars.

Labor Equality Financial Equity Digital Equity Governance

SPONSORSHIP

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Gold

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Silver

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Associate Sponsor

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Special Sponsors by Female Entrepreneurs

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(2018.11.2)

Co-Chair

YORIKO MEGURO, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, Sophia University

HARUNO YOSHIDA

Ex-Vice Chair of the Board of Councillor,
Keidanren (Japan Business Federation)/ Ex-CEO, BT Japan

Special Adviser

AKIKO DOMOTO

Ex-Governor of Chiba Prefecture

NORIKO NAKAMURA

Poppins Holdings Inc, Chairperson and Founder / President of Japan Association for Female Executives (JAFE)

Committee Member

MICHIKO ACHILLES

Vice President, Human Resources Strategy, SAP Japan, Co., Ltd. Special Advisor, Gender Equity Promotion, City of Yokohama

MASAKO ARAKANE

President Qualia, Inc.

MEGUMI ISHIMOTO

Executive Director and Co-founder NPO Women’s Eye

ASAKO OSAKI

Executive Director, Gender Action Platform (GAP)

REIKO KURODA

Professor, Tokyo University of Science; Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo

KAORI SASAKI

Founder and CEO, Unicul International, Inc.
Founder and CEO, ewoman, Inc.
Founder and Chair, International Conference for Women in Business

JANELLE SASAKI

Director, EY Japan Gender Brand, Marketing and Communications
Women Athletes Business Network (WABN) Japan Area Leader

RENGE JIBU

Journalist/ Visiting Researcher at Showa Women's University

MICHIKO TADAMATSU

30% Club Japan Campaign Manager / Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting Sr. Manager

ETSUKO TSUGIHARA

SUNNY SIDE UP, INC. President

JUNKO NAKAGAWA

Head of Planning WG, Committee on Gender Diversity, Keidanren (Japan Business Federation)/ Executive Managing Director, Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.

MARI MIURA, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science Sophia University

Executive Director

TSUKIKO TSUKAHARA

President, Kaleidist K.K./ Advisor to Catalyst