News and stories related to International Women’s Day.


Leading a non-profit organization is a career choice that probably doesn’t occur to many young (or older!) people, but for Kozue Oka it felt like a natural fit. Her rapid rise from intern to Executive Director of Mirai-no-Mori has brought challenges and learnings, but she is stepping up to lead the organization as it grows and sets ambitious goals for future impact. OYWJ Director Tove Kinooka sat down with her to find out more…


Career women like Aya Yamanouchi at LVMH Japan are proving that the “entrances” and “exits” that are part of any smart business model can also be leveraged to further an individual’s career path as well. One Young World Japan Director, Daren Afshar, sits down LVMH Japan’s charisma trainer to learn more about her path to the top.

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