WLN Talk & Yoga Session

WLN Japan hosted a Talk & Yoga session with Ms.
Namita from Nami Yoga Studio as the guest speaker to talk about the importance
of breathing and how yoga is a lifestyle followed by a 30-minute yoga session
to relieve stress.

WLN Japan Promoted #BreakThe Bais on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2022

On March 8, International Women’s Day, WLN Japan hosted an online event under the 2022 IWD theme #BreakTheBias with a panel discussion on ways to eliminate bias to realize an even better workplace with panelists from Mediabrands, McCann and MRM . The key learnings were that it is most important to become aware of the "biases" that exist within the company and society, for each one of us to take small actions to break through these biases, and most importantly, to "talk" with our superiors, subordinates, and teams, and to "create an environment where we can openly talk about the biases." Over 250 members from 10 different IPG agencies including Weber Shandwick and MullenLowe and Mediabrands attended.

WLN Japan Celebrate International Women's Day

WLN Japan hosted an online #IWD2021 event on March 10th, inviting two ex-McCann women who had continued to pursue their profession in their respective creative fields after leaving McCann; Ms. Masako Imai, TV scenario writer, and Ms. Misaki Matsui, photographer. They each shared their experience, the challenges they faced as they pursued their profession.

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WLN Japan International Women’s Day Events

On March 5th, WLN Japan hosted an International Women's Day Breakfast session. Over 130 staff attended across IPG agencies, with some selected clients and press. The purpose of the session was to update/reinforce awareness amongst our staff of our IPG WLN Japan activities, and secondly (but not to the least) to publicly announce the launch of our “TRUTH ABOUT GENDER IN JAPAN - Women and Men at Work” studies supported by WLN, which was amazingly conducted and lead by McCann Tokyo’s planning director Jun Matsumoto-san and the team consisting of members with diverse background incl a senior male planner from McCann Health.Read more

WLN Japan Hosts Confidence Building Workshop by Culture Committee x Lean In Tokyo

The Confidence Building Workshop hosted by the Culture Committee in partnership with Lean In Tokyo was held on October 30, Friday. Over 30 members participated. The workshop was designed to enable participants to discover what makes their heart throb, become stronger and realize that it has nothing to do with the evaluation of others nor what they thought they were good at. Read more

WLN Japan Career Committee Hosted Mentoring Program Kick-Off Event

The first WLN Japan Mentoring Pilot Program Kickoff/Matching Session hosted by the Career Committee was held on Wednesday, October 24, from 9:30-11:00 at McCann Worldgroup Japan with 15+ mentors and mentees.Read more

Women’s Leadership Network Launches in Japan

Over 130 employees, across 10 IPG agencies, 30% men, two mothers with babies, attended the launch event of the WLN Japan Chapter on June 15th at McCann Worldgroup Japan’s newly renovated office, connecting all IPG companies in Japan for the first time.
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