Empowering Leadership: A Panel Discussion with Women Entrepreneurs

Wednesday, March 22, from 19:30

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About the Event

Starting a business can be one of the most empowering paths for any businessperson to follow. For women especially, it can lead to an exciting and fulfilling career that often lies beyond a glass ceiling at many conventional companies.


At this event on Wednesday, March 22, a panel of successful women entrepreneurs, both Japanese and non-Japanese, will share their experience forging their own paths: the reasons for doing so, challenges and rewards, and insights on entrepreneurship in Japan.


The panel and subsequent Q&A session with the audience will be moderated by Ms. Megumi Taoka, who has enjoyed a global career spanning London, New York, and Tokyo. Ms. Taoka now facilitates the development of aspiring entrepreneurs as a lecturer in the GLOBIS MBA programs.


GLOBIS University welcomes all men and women who are interested in exploring entrepreneurship to this unique event. Free food will be provided courtesy of Angkasa, an Indonesian restaurant launched by one of the participating entrepreneurs.



Wednesday, March 22, 2017


19:30 - 21:30


60 persons

Registration Fee

Free of charge





  • Introduction by Megumi Taoka
  • Panel Discussion
  • Q&A
  • Networking time

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Megumi Taoka


MBA, Graduate School of Business Sciences, University of Tsukuba
BA in Philosophy, Keio University


Ms. Taoka spent many years engaged in financial reporting for several global companies in London, New York and Tokyo before joining GLOBIS. Her industry expertise ranges from fashion and entertainment to recruiting and human capital. Her recent research is focused on organizational dynamics and diversity within global firms and its impact on the firm’s financial sustainability. Ms. Taoka earned her MBA from the University of Tsukuba.

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