2022 US-Japan Women Leaders Dialogue

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 State for Gender […]

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.

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.

2021 US-Japan Women Leaders Dialogue

JCIE held a three-session, online US-Japan Women Leaders Dialogue to convene top women leaders from varying walks of life. Two leading legislators, Hon. Seiko Noda and Hon. Diana DeGette, were the co-chairs for this series of meetings that addressed  “Advancing Women’s Leadership in a Time of Crisis.”  This program built on the discussions from the first US-Japan […]

Diet Women’s Study Group

In 2019, as part of its program on Empowering Women Leaders, JCIE launched a nonpartisan Diet study group to deepen women legislators’ understanding of critical policy challenges. In the initial year, 13 Diet members, chaired by Representative Seiko Noda, are meeting seven times through March 2020, once every month or two, for discussions with leading experts from Japan and abroad.

Diet Women’s Study Group | 4th Meeting

The Study Group discussed the issues of migration and refugees with a leading expert from a Japanese NPO.

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.

US-Japan Parliamentary Exchange | 2017 Japanese Women Leaders Visit to the US

JCIE’s 2017 US-Japan Parliamentary Exchange Program delegation from Japan was comprised entirely of women for the first time ever. Five impressive legislators and one senior journalist joined us for a weeklong program.

Diet Women’s Study Group | 7th Meeting

Yoko Takeda, Chief Economist and General Manager, Research Center for Policy and Economy, Mitsubishi Research Institute, met with the Diet Women’s Study Group to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the global economy and Japan’s post-pandemic future.

Diet Women’s Study Group | 2nd Meeting

JCIE Senior Fellow Hitoshi Tanaka spoke with the Diet members spoke with the Diet members at the Study Group on Empowering Women Political Leaders in Japan about critical international security issues and how Japan can position itself against the backdrop of structural changes in both developing and developed nations.