Women in research in Japan

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I had breakfast with a group of Japanese researchers in science and engineering to discuss efforts to promote gender diversity in the U.S. and Japan. We shared experiences and recognized the efforts of early and current champions in Japan.

In the photo:

Dr. Kellina Craig-Henderson, NSF Tokyo Office Head
Dr. Yuko Harayama, Executive Member, Council for Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (CSTI)
Dr. Motoko Kotani, Director, Advanced Institute for Materials Research (AIMR), Tohoku University, Part-time Member of CSTI
Dr. Saeko Hayashi, Associate Professor, Subaru (in Hwaii) Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
Dr. Kristen Cardinal, Director, Global Development, RIKEN Brain Science Institute
Ms. Naoko Yamazaki, NASA Mission Specialist-2006
Dr. Naoe Hosoda, National Institute of Materials Sciencce (NIMS)