(5)Talk × Talk  Women in leadership 2017


Gender Equal Opportunity Section, City of Sendai
Sendai Gender Equal Opportunity Foundation


Susumu Sakakibara
Representative Director, Urban Design Works, N.P.O. (UDW)
Masako Tanaka
Assistant Director, Kumamoto Prefectural Gender Equal Opportunity Center
Keiko Ikeda
Co-representative, Training Center for Gender & Disaster Risk Reduction (GDRR) /
Professor, Faculty of Education, Shizuoka University /
Professor, Center for Integrated Research and Education of Natural Hazards


Yaeko Kisu
Representing Director of Sendai Gender Equal Opportunity Foundation


Women are positioned as a major actor who plays a role in reconstruction and urban development in the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030. It is essential that women participate in all sorts of decision making in order to build back better. In this session we focus on women who fulfil their potential in various fields. Further, we clarify the leadership by women in normal time.