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GDIB 10th Anniversary Launch Event

See Event Details and Highlights of the Tokyo Launch Event Below!

Launch

Event Name

International Sporting Events: A Game Changer for Diversity &

Inclusion in Japanese Business & Society

Date, Time,

& Location

Wednesday, July 20, 2016: 4pm-6:30 pm JST

Ernst & Young: Kasumigaseki Building, 33rd Floor,

3-2-5 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Event

Description

Panel and Roundtable

Japan is stepping into the world spotlight as it plays host to international

sporting events that showcases the worlds diversity. As such, embracing

the principles of diversity and inclusion is becoming a national priority that

has implications for all sectors of society including the corporate sector.

Partners,

Sponsors,

Speakers

Partners: Ernst & Young, a long-term DIAN member and partner of

Community Business

Panel Speakers: Janelle Sasaki, EY, Executive Director, D&I Services

Miyuki Suzuki, Cisco, VP Sales & Country Manager, Japan

Yuki Higashi, Nomura, Executive Director, Japan Head of Talent

Makoto Majima, Paralympian Athlete

Kazuyuki Ishibashi, LIXIL, Sr. Director, Olympic Paralympic Promotion Dept.

Other Fee: None, Free English and Japanese Language

Contact

Information

Janelle Sasaki

Janelle.sasaki@jp.ey.com

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HIGHLIGHTS OF TOKYO, JAPAN LAUNCH HELD JULY 20, 2016

The GDIB launch was coupled with an event sponsored by EY and the

Diversity & Inclusion Asia Network (DIAN). It was held July 20 at 4:00 to

6:30 pm at Ernst & Young Offices in Tokyo. Some materials were translated

into Japanese. Photos of the speakers and participants gathered around

tables showing the GDIB model and handouts translated into Japanese

were taken, however we cant show photos without the permission of

everyone in them. And there were too many. GDIB Expert Panelist Janelle

Sassaki, Executive Director D&I EY Advisory Japan led on planning and was

a speaker at the launch. GDIB Expert Panelist, Ann Sado, Executive

Director, Breakthrough Seminars Inc., Tokyo, also spoke.

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