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We have the pleasure to welcome 2 guest-speakers on Tuesday 11/14:

“IEEE Women in Engineering – How we support women in STEM”

by Takako Hashimoto

IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to promoting women engineers and scientists, and inspiring girls around the world to follow their academic interests to a career in engineering. This talk introduces IEEE WIE and global activities that engage women engineers all over the world. The speaker’s career development process through IEEE WIE will be also presented as well.




“IEEE Japan WIE and Women’s Active Participation in the Workforce in Japan”

by Emi Yano

“I will introduce IEEE Japan WIE activities and the Active Participation of Women Employees in IT company, Japan. Also I’d like to discuss with you how diversity can drive innovation!”

Join the journey together with Emi Yano on how to use diversity that can drive innovation!

SAVE THE DATE! The next IT Forum are with Emi Yano from IEEE 11/14!

1st Guest- speaker

Takako Hashimoto

Takako Hashimoto graduated from the Ochanomizu University, and received a Ph.D. in computer science, specialization in multimedia information processing, from the Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering of University of Tsukuba in 2005. She worked at the software R&D center of Ricoh Co. Ltd., in Japan for 24 years, and participated in the development of many software products as a technical leader. She has a rich project management experience including international collaborative research handling. From April of 2009, she was involved in Chiba University of Commerce as Associate Professor. In 2015, she has become a Professor of Chiba University of Commerce. In 2015, she stayed at University of California, Los Angeles as a visiting researcher. She has become a Director of Institute of Economic Research, Chiba University of Commerce in 2016. She has served as an Associate Editor of Journal of IEICE Data Engineering and Information Management and IPSJ Transactions On Databases (TOD). She is a Board Member of the Database Society of Japan and IEEE Japan Council. Currently she focuses on the data mining research and the social media analysis, especially topic extraction from millions of tweets related to the East Japan Great Earthquake. She is developing the high performance feature selection technique for big data. She’s also conducting global researches for developing the social media analysis platform in multi-language/cultural environment.

2nd Guest- speaker

Emi Yano

Emi Yano graduated from the Graduate School of Science and Engineering at Chuo University, and specialized in Kansei (Affective) Engineering. From 2009, she has worked for IT company and she is focusing on improving communication between people in the workplace through effective leadership and organizational development in the HR department. IEEE Japan Council Women in Engineering Affinity Group Chair 2016-2017, IEEE Region 10 WIE Subcommittee member.

Previous topics

“Current trents & power of diversity”, with Annie Chang, President at AC Global Solutions and founder of Women in Technology Japan (WITJ)

“Trends and best practices in online backup and disaster recovery”, guest speakers: Brent and Andy from Blueshift

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19:00: Introduction by JIC
19:10: 1st topic with guest-speaker
19:40: Group discussions: how to apply in own situation
20:00: Break / Networking
20:10: 2nd topic with guest-speaker
20:40: Group discussions: how to apply in own situation
21:30: Finish (optional drinks in local pub)


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