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Women in Leadership: Inspiring Stories of Success Across Sectors

  • 07 Feb 2019
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Hilton downtown Portland, 921 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204

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Join us and support the discussion and education on women's empowerment in the workplace.

Three prominent women leaders - the first working in Tokyo, Japan, the second from Washington DC, and the third the highest legal mind in our State, share their insights into the current status, priorities and challenges across business sectors of women's equality in the workplace. Learn how we can change as individuals, as organizations, and as a community, to create a more equal, and more successful society for all.

Junko Tsuda, Tokyo, Japan

Prior to her current role as Executive Director, US-Japan Council Tokyo, Junko worked in communications and HR at companies in Japan including Walt Disney, Cartier, Hilton International, ING Life Insurance and GE, leading initiatives on women’s career advancement.

Karen Narasaki, Washington DC

Appointed by President Obama in 2014 as Commissioner, US Commission on Civil Rights, Karen is a national authority on civil rights, census, media diversity, immigrant rights, and race relations. She has focused on equal rights of women across a broad range of business and government sectors,  and named several times by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the 100 most powerful women in the nation’s capital.

Ellen Rosenblum, State of Oregon

Ellen has broken new ground in becoming Oregon's first-ever female State Attorney in June 2012. Leading Oregon's efforts to move the law forwards, including supporting women in the workplace and in society, Ellen is a University or Oregon Law School graduate. Both her children participated in the Japanese immersion program at Portland Public Schools.

Mari Watanabe, Executive Director, Partners in Diversity, Portland Business Alliance

An expert in diversity issues in the world of business and the non-profit sector, Mari will moderate the discussion among our panelists.

Event Program (all times approx.)
11:20-11:50am Event Check In
11:50am Welcome, Lunch served
12-1pm Program
1-1:30pm Audience Q&A
1:30pm Close

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Japan-America Society of Oregon is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. 221 NW 2nd Ave #202, Portland, OR 97209

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