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Australia-Japan Society of NSW

AJS + AJBWN: Celebrating International Women’s Day

  • 06 Mar 2024
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • KPMG (Level 38, Tower Three, International Towers Sydney, 300 Barangaroo Avenue)
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AJS NSW x AJBWN Event: Celebrating International Women’s Day

Breaking Barriers for Women's Inclusion〜

Hosted by: Australia Japan Businesswomen’s Network (AJBWN) and Australia-Japan Society of NSW (AJS-NSW)

Supported by: Australia Japan Business Co-operation Committee (AJBCC)

Date: 6th March Wednesday 2024,

Time: 6pm – 8pm AEDT

Address: KPMG (Level 38, Tower Three, International Towers Sydney, 300 Barangaroo Avenue)

Capacity : 60 

Key speakers :

Kaori Terauchi (Managing Director, I-Environment Investments Pacific Pty Ltd)

General Manager at ITOCHU Australia Ltd. and Managing Director of I-Environment Investments Pacific Pty Ltd, brings 20+ years of power industry experience across Asia. She is also a registered US attorney and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

Jo Keiko Terasawa (Head of Inclusion and Equity Programs, APAC - Google)

Inclusion and belonging expert, working to build the Inclusion and Equity program strategy for Google in APAC. Her mission is to drive real change from the corporate sector to the world so talent from underrepresented communities feels empowered to participate fully as a part of the organisation.

+MC/facilitator: Iori Forsyth (AJBWN)

Currently with the Australia Japan Business Co-Operation Committee (AJBCC), Iori has over 10 years of experience working in Australia-Japan relations with state and federal governments, specialising in the education trade sector. Iori also manages a successful YouTube channel promoting Australia to a Japanese audience.

Event information:

This event celebrating International Women’s Day will feature engaging discussions on empowering women and redefining gender roles within the Australia-Japan business landscape. Presented in a fireside chat format, distinguished guest speakers will lead the conversation facilitated by our MC in an interactive and intimate setting. The discussion will include personal experiences, insights, and anecdotes from the speakers, providing valuable insights into navigating the Australia-Japan business sphere. There will be plenty of time for Q&A and networking to connect with speakers and like-minded people over drinks. Don't miss this opportunity to be inspired and empowered as we celebrate the achievements of women in business and work towards a more inclusive future. 

Proposed Event schedule:

5:45 Doors Open

6:00 Event Start

6:05 Facilitated Fireside Chat Session (30 minutes)

6:35 Q&A Session (15min)

6:50 Networking Session (40min)

7:30 Event Close

About the Australia Japan Businesswomen's Network (AJBWN):

The Australia Japan Businesswomen's Network (AJBWN) is a dynamic and inclusive community dedicated to empowering and connecting women in business with ties to both Australia and Japan. Committed to promoting diversity and gender equality in the business world, AJBWN provides a supportive platform for women to exchange ideas, share experiences, and access valuable resources for personal and professional growth. Through networking events, knowledge-sharing and collaboration, AJBWN strives to enhance opportunities for women in both countries and contribute to the advancement of bilateral business relations.

About the Australia-Japan Society of NSW (AJS-NSW):

Established in Sydney in 1968, The Australia Japan Society of NSW (AJS-NSW) is a non-profit, non-political organisation operating under the Associations Incorporation Act (ABN: 54 519 437 753). Committed to fostering mutual understanding and goodwill between Australia and Japan, AJS-NSW offers diverse events to members and the broader NSW community, serving as a central hub for Japan-related activities. Whether seeking information about Japan, forming friendships, or collaborating with similar organisations, AJS-NSW provides a welcoming platform for anyone interested in Japanese culture and relations.


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About the Society

The Australia-Japan Society of NSW Incorporated (AJS-NSW) aims to bring together Australian and Japanese people living in NSW to explore mutual interests.

AJS-NSW holds regular business, social and cultural functions, at various locations around Sydney.

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