Global  Symposium on Scientific Breakthroughs

Today, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, along with the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology and the Japan Science and Technology Agency, held a Global Symposium on scientific breakthroughs. The symposium, part of the 4th annual Global Research Council meeting, addressed policy issues such as approaches to supporting the kind … Continue reading Global  Symposium on Scientific Breakthroughs

Courtesy visit to the Minister Hakubun Shimomura of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) to express appreciation for robust U.S.-Japan scientific cooperation and to raise the profile of efforts on both sides to broaden participation of women in science and engineering.

Women in research in Japan

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 HeadDr. Yuko Harayama, Executive Member, Council for Science, Technology … Continue reading Women in research in Japan