Japan America Society of Southern California

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5th Annual Conference
Impact Leadership in the New Normal – VUCA World

Thursday, November 8, 2018
2:00-2:30pm Registration
2:30-5:30pm Program
5:30-6:30pm Networking Reception

InterContinental Los Angeles Century City at Beverly Hills
2151 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067
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In 2014, the Japan America Society of Southern California's Women's Leadership Counts Initiative (WLCI) was created as a first-of-its-kind initiative to provide a platform for women in business on both sides of the Pacific to engage in professional and leadership development. 

Together with our partner organizations, business executives and community leaders, the WLCI will create a network that inspires action and moves the needle on women's leadership.


Impact Leadership in the New Normal – VUCA World

Originally introduced in the 1990s by the US Army War College to describe a new world of military engagement, VUCA is an acronym for Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity. The VUCA concept also resonates with an increasing number of executives who are facing the constantly changing challenges brought on by politics, economics, society and technology. What this environment requires is truly strategic leaders–both women and men–who can adapt to changing conditions and navigate this uncharted terrain to be effective. To maximize global and diverse talent, leaders must be innovative, collaborative, decisive, adaptive and creative. Our speakers will share their success stories and challenges to survive and thrive in a VUCA world.  


Who Should Attend

Current and future corporate, business, academic, non-profit and entrepreneurial women and men leaders who value the U.S-Japan collaboration and wish to expand their networks.


Why You Should Attend

  • LEARN from global leaders - Understanding the culture of the parent company, management, or client from Japan or overseas is key to having a successful career
  • DISCOVER your potential - Build leadership and management skills and navigate through unique corporate culture in a professional environment
  • INVEST in yourself – Exchange ideas as well as challenges you are facing with peers and mentors, and learn tactics to advance your career
  • BUILD your professional network – Meet a diverse group of women and men representing a wide variety of industries


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Keynote Speaker


RENEE WHITE FRASER, Ph.D. - BIO
Founder & CEO, Fraser Communications

Panelists


LYNNE A. HUMENIK BIO
President & CEO, Hitachi Cable America Inc.


RODERICK M. SHERWOOD III - BIO
Managing Partner, Co-Founder, Co-Chairman, and CEO, Cinemoi North America LLC



DENITA WILLOUGHBY BIO
Vice President, Supply Management and Logistics, Southern California Gas Company

Moderator


KAORI IIDA - BIO
Los Angeles Bureau Chief, NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corp.)
Former Senior Economics Correspondent, Wash., D.C. News Bureau, NHK


Admission

$60 Members
$75 Non-Members
$115 Admission plus new 1 year JASSC Membership ($75 value)

For attractive sponsorship opportunities, click here to download information or contact Kay Amano at amano@jas-socal.org or call 310-965-9050 ext 104.

PRESENTING PARTNER


 

GOLD SPONSOR



SILVER SPONSORS




Sanders Charitable Fund




TABLE SPONSORS

Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc.

J.P. Morgan

KPMG LLP


COOPERATING ORGANIZATIONS

Asian American Professionals Association

Koyamada International Foundation

Little Tokyo Service Center

Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce

National Association of Women Business Owners Los Angeles

Women in Cable Telecommunications

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