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GDIB 10th Anniversary Launch Event
See Event Details and Highlights of the Tokyo Launch Event Below!
International Sporting Events: A Game Changer for Diversity &
Inclusion in Japanese Business & Society
Wednesday, July 20, 2016: 4pm-6:30 pm JST
Ernst & Young: Kasumigaseki Building, 33rd Floor,
3-2-5 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
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: Ernst & Young, a long-term DIAN member and partner of
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
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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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