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  • Hideyuki Inoue: Participants: Innovators Network: Programs: Japan Society
    the young generation He also established a fund called the Tokyo Social Ventures where individual partners contribute their time knowledge and funding in order to nurture social entrepreneurship There are currently 40 partners in the fund Tokyo Social Ventures became ETIC s first affiliate outside of North America in October 2006 He is the supervising translator of David Bornstein s book How to Change the World which will is set to be published by Diamond Inc Japan s leading business books publisher in the near future He is also writing his own book on social entrepreneurship Prior to joining ETIC he worked for the Washington D C city government in the field of Performance Measurement and Andersen Consulting as a corporate strategy consultant He is a graduate of Keio University and received his master s degree in international affairs from George Washington University He was an NPO fellow 2004 2005 of the Center for Global Partnership and worked at Social Venture Partners International in Seattle as part of his fellowship He is also an assistant professor at Keio University teaching classes about social entrepreneurship social enterprise and investment and public management http www svptokyo org english Calendar of Events February

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/content.cfm/hideyuki_inoue (2016-02-14)
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  • Harue Ishikawa: Participants: Innovators Network: Programs: Japan Society
    profit organization in Tokyo that offers personalized and extensive home care services for the elderly community These services foster community outreach and help those within the senior community improve their quality of life Services include group homes short stay services day services and home help services The Center also works with family members to develop care plans and provides in home beauty services Care Center Yawaragi also offers instruction courses throughout the year for those who would like to work in the home care field Prior to founding Care Center Yawaragi Ishikawa was instrumental in the 1981 campaign to install elevators in the Tachikawa Station and also spent a number of years working for the International Wool Secretariat where she was responsible for trade marking Woolmark products in Japan Since 2002 she has been teaching a course on 20th Century Social Design at Rikkyo University s Graduate School Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center Event Nihongo Chat About Overview Brief History Board of

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/content.cfm/harue_ishikawa (2016-02-14)
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  • Mitsuhisa Ishikawa: Participants: Innovators Network: Programs: Japan Society
    designer Takayuki Goto in 1987 The company s name was initially IG Tatsunoko until it officially became Production I G in 1993 The company has produced a number of acclaimed feature films OVA original video animation TV shows and videogames For their storytelling and quality of animation Ghost in the Shell 1995 directed by Mamoru Oshii N 1 in US Billboard Top Video Sales Chart 1996 Jin Roh The Wolf Brigade 1999 directed by Hiroyuki Okiura Jury s Special Prize at Fantasporto 1999 and Blood The Last Vampire 2000 directed by Hiroyuki Kitakubo have earned critical acclaim in Japan and all around the world Innocence directed by Mamoru Oshii in 2004 has been the first Japanese animation feature ever to compete for the Palme d Or at the Festival de Cannes The works by Production I G influenced many famous Hollywood creators and resulted in a collaboration with Quentin Tarantino for the animation sequence in his world hit Kill Bill Vol 1 Production I G launched a Los Angeles based overseas subsidiary in 1997 The company co developed and co produced the TV series IGPX 2005 directed by Mitsuru Hongo with Cartoon Network the first collaboration between a US cable network and a Japanese production house Ishikawa was chosen as Entrepreneur of the Year Japan EOY Japan in 2003 He is also a professor at the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies the University of Tokyo He is a graduate of Meisei University http www productionig com Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center Event Nihongo Chat About Overview Brief History Board of Directors

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/content.cfm/mitsuhisa_ishikawa (2016-02-14)
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  • Greg Jackson: Participants: Innovators Network: Programs: Japan Society
    York Greg Jackson joined Common Ground in December 2007 as Director of the Brownsville Partnership A former NBA player Mr Jackson is a well known and well respected anchor in the Brownsville community He grew up in and lives in Brownsville and since 1997 he has been the Director of the Brownsville Recreation Center The Recreation Center s successful programs and wide range of activities have set a high standard in the borough Mr Jackson s vision for the Brownsville community comes from his knowledge that enormous potential is there waiting to be tapped His actions and decisions are informed by optimism grounded in considerable community development experience He is Board Chairman of the Reeves Drakeford Brownsville Jets Educational Recreational Program Inc and a Board Member of the Paul J Cooper Mental Health Program http cmtysolutions org brownsvillepartnership Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center Event Nihongo Chat About Overview Brief History Board of Directors Staff Career Opportunities News Press Annual Report Space Rentals

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/content.cfm/greg_jackson (2016-02-14)
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  • Koichi Kaneda: Participants: Innovators Network: Programs: Japan Society
    Promotion Department Daiwa Securities Group Inc a holding company of Daiwa Securities Co Ltd with 105 year business history His duties include planning and implementing corporate citizenship programs in cooperation with NGOs such as the Daiwa Securities Group Tsunami Reconstruction Fund the DAIWA SRI FUND Grant Program and the Daiwa JFS Japan for Sustainability Environmental NGO Sustainability College Through his business career Koichi has served in various stakeholders relations in both private and public sectors as well as in both manufacturing and financial sectors His specialties on CSR communication management have come from job experiences as follows Sony External Relations Government Relations 87 94 US Embassy in Tokyo Economic Section Government Relations 94 97 Bloomberg TV Newscaster Investor Relations Services 97 99 Sony CSR Community Relations and Business Ethics 99 04 Daiwa CSR Community Relations and Business Ethics 05 present He has also been in active in Japanese civil society as the Advisor of Japan Platform Emergency Assistance NGO Advisor of CSO Network Japan Networking NGO for Civil Society Organizations Program Officer of CAC Centre for Active Community researching Social Entrepreneurship Member of Japan NPO Research Association Academic Society and Working Member of Committees at Keidanren Corporate Philanthropy and Corporate Behavior and Keizai Doyukai Promotion of CSR Management Koichi was born in Tokyo in 1963 He earned a bachelor s degree in Economics International Trade from Keio University in 1987 and a master s degree in Economics Multinational Enterprises Theory from University of Reading UK in 1993 http www takeda com csr policy Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center Event Nihongo Chat About

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/content.cfm/koichi_kaneda (2016-02-14)
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  • Taneo Kato: Participants: Innovators Network: Programs: Japan Society
    but also supports young artists and produces artistic projects Kato is highly regarded more as a corporate art producer than as person in charge of corporate philanthropy His wide range of activities includes producing the Asahi Art Festival Concerts in the Lobby series Lecture series on Culture and Music and supporting artists Having prepared the opening of the Asahi Beer Oyamazaki Villa Museum he started supervising the museum in 1996 In 2002 he was appointed as the Secretary General of Asahi Beer Arts Foundation In addition as the Executive Director of the Yokohama Arts Foundation Kato is in charge of projects for art creation and citizen participation overlooking 12 facilities including the Museum of Yokohama and Yokohama Minatomirai Hall He is the author of Connecting Society and Art Practice by the Connectors and co author of Visual of Civilization and Culture Cultural Economy of Evolutional Society In the 60s he dropped out of college as a result of his active participation in student movements and ended up working in a small factory as a lathe worker for some time Kato was born in Hyogo Prefecture http www mecenat or jp en Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/content.cfm/taneo_kato (2016-02-14)
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  • Lin Kobayashi: Participants: Innovators Network: Programs: Japan Society
    ISAK Foundation Prior to spearheading the Foundation for International School of Asia Karuizawa in 2008 Lin worked in the Philippines Country Office of the United Nations Children s Fund UNICEF and designed non formal education projects for street children Before moving to UNICEF Lin worked as a Country Officer for the Philippines at the Japan Bank for International Cooperation JBIC an implementation agency for Japan s official development assistance She was also the co founder and CIO of a start up business in Tokyo which is now listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange MOTHERS market of high growth and emerging stocks and was awarded a Career Design Award in 2004 Lin began her career at Morgan Stanley and holds an MA from Stanford University s School of Education and a BA in Development Economics from the University of Tokyo http isak jp isak english Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center Event Nihongo Chat About Overview Brief History Board of Directors Staff Career Opportunities News

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/content.cfm/lin_kobayashi (2016-02-14)
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  • Keito Kohara: Participants: Innovators Network: Programs: Japan Society
    building of Mainichi Newspaper located in Sanjo Kyoto Afterwards he became a theatre producer In 2003 he created Artist in Residence Kyoto a facility aimed to help create an environment for artists to focus on their work That same year in collaboration with a securities company Kohara began funding cultural activities Investors provided money to support theatrical productions and received dividends when there was a profit Since 2004 he has been holding the Namura Art Meeting at a former shipbuilding yard called Namura in Suminoe Ward Osaka In 2005 he opened a bar and salon called AC depth in Fukushima ward Osaka Then he established Creative Center Osaka and opened the art space Black Chamber at the Namura former shipbuilding yard In 2007 he added a music studio Due to his contribution to community revitalization and cultural activities Kohara received the New Power Award for the Kansai area in 2005 Then in 2006 when it became possible for designated administrators to run public cultural institutions Kohara applied for a position at the Osaka City Art Space and was chosen as the first private administrator as Director of Art Space He is the author of 50 Creators Speak About Their Origin of Creativity Ronso sha In addition he is a Managing Director of Ridge Creative Corporation artcomplex KSGBWP and serves as the Representative for Artist in Residence Kyoto Board Member of Dance Box NPO Editor of P A N Press General Producer of Creative Center Osaka Chief Organizer of Art Support LLP He was born in Hyogo Prefecture http www artcomplex net Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/content.cfm/keito_kohara (2016-02-14)
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