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She is a specialist in media culture theory, gender studies, and cultural studies. Major publications include “Media bunka to jenda no seijigaku – dai san pa feminizumu no shiten kara”, (2012) and “Watashitachi no ‘tatakauhime/hataraku shoujo’”, (2019); writer and editor of “Dekigoto kara manabu karuchuraru sutadizu” (2017), translator of “Hip-hop Japan: Rap And the Paths of Cultural Globalization” (2010) written by Ian Condry, “There Ain’t No Black in the Union Jack” (2017) written by Paul Gilroy, etc.
She has worked a wide range of design – service, strategy, exhibition, advertisement design at such as influential company Fjord London. Currently working as a Design Researcher at DLX Design Lab at The University of Tokyo, Institute of Industrial Science as well as a Project Researcher at the B’AI Global Forum. She runs design-driven collaboration projects with the latest scientists.
Her projects have been published and exhibited internationally, including the BBC, Channel 4, Frieze Art fair, awarded as one of the 6 best young graduates in 2009 by Creative Review.
As an e-learning specialist at the National Women’s Education Center (NWEC) of Japan, she was engaged in training program and digital content development for promoting gender equality.
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Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies
University of Tokyo
After graduating from the Department of Political Studies, Faculty of Law, Gakushuin University, Keiko Kojima joined Japanese broadcaster TBS, where she worked as an announcer for 15 years. Currently residing with her family in Perth, Australia, she appears in a variety of media in Japan, speaking and writing about women’s careers, work-life balance, and gender issues. Ms. Kojima is a regularly contributor to “AERA,” “Nikkei ARIA,” “VERY,” and other magazines. She has written several books, including “Gebaku” and “Rururairai – Diary of living and working between Australia and Japan,” and a number of novels, including “Horizon.” She received the 36th Galaxy DJ Personality Award.
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News Division, Nagoya Station NHK(Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
Keiko Yamamoto is a journalist at NHK (JAPAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION). She currently is in charge of news at Nagoya Station after working at the broadcaster’s 24-hour English channel, NHK World Japan. Keiko has covered social issues with a focus on empowerment of women such as #MeToo movement, children’s right and education.
In 2001, she founded a network for women journalists, connecting people in order to promote new social values and concepts to Japanese society. The association has grown and now has more than 800 members that include women from other professional fields. In 2009, the Asia Society named her as an Asia21 Fellow, a young leader of Asia. Keiko received her MA in International Development from Nagoya University. She is the mother of a 12-year-old daughter.
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Since 2002 to the present, she has been writing about women’s issues especially to suggest the balanced lifestyle for women’s birthing and work. Her research expertise and interest are women empowerment, SDGs and diversity management.
She is the author of several books: “The Era of KONKATSU (Marriage Hunting Era)”, co-authored with Masahiro Yamaguchi, Professor of Sociology at Chuo University, which has sold 200,000 copies in 2008. “This is where the realization of work style reform of your company goes wrong !”(2017) , “A Boundary of Harassment”(2019). She has written more than 25 books.
She served as a member of Cabinet Office Gender Equality Bureau’s “Expert Panel on Priority Policies” in 2016-2020, also served as a member of Cabinet Secretariat’s “The Council for the Realization of Work Style Reform” in 2016-2020. She also holds positions as Project Professor at Sagami Women’s University and as Visiting professor at the Center for General Education, Showa Women’s University.
Michiko Kawahara wrote books on crime victims and journalism, and on Viktor Frankl.
Beginning her career in 1989 at the prestigious newspaper company, the Asahi Shimbun Co., Keiko was transferred to the weekly magazine AERA in 1999 after experiencing branch offices at Maebashi, Sendai and the Weekly Asahi. As a journalist, she has specialized in covering world news and the issues seen of the modern female career and lifestyle. Keiko has been at site for both 9.11 and the Iraq War. Becoming the deputy editor in 2004, deputy editor in chief, Keiko became AERA’s first female editor in chief.
During her term as editor in chief at AERA, she has innovated the classic magazine, collaborating with online media and inviting outside editors to produce special articles.
From May 2016 to March 2017, she has also produced projects “On Career x Childrearing,” “WORKO ! ” and symposiums such as “Career Paths” as producer at the Comprehensive Producing Office at the Asahi Shimbun Co.
Starting April 2017 Keiko is now the Japanese supervising editor in chief of an online business news media that spans over 17 countries worldwide.
She will be continuing commentary at TV programs “Shinichi Hatori Morning Show” and “the Sunday Morning” and lectures on topics including but not limited to diversity and labor reform.