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Five New Articles Presented by Japanese Government’s Official E-magazine “KIZUNA” Highlight People and Companies That Continue to Rise to Challenges


The latest issue of the Government of Japan’s official e-magazine, “KIZUNA,” features female pioneers in various fields, a cosmetics giant leading women’s empowerment, and a successful Japanese industrialist in the U.S.



– Using Design Thinking to Cultivate Global STEAM Leaders
Experimental workshops combining the liberal arts with STEM education empower Japanese girls to break down social barriers.

– Discovering the Untold Stories of Evolution: One Woman’s Challenge
A Japanese evolutionary biologist explains the fascination of unraveling the mysteries of life with cutting-edge science.

– How a Hiroshima Sake Brewer Revived Her Family’s Brewery
A sake brewer in Hiroshima has created a new, world-class sake brand that reflects the local nature and culture of the region.

– The Cosmetics Giant Championing Female Empowerment
Shiseido, a global company with a 150-year history and unique corporate culture, has become a pioneer in promoting gender equality.

– Successful Japanese Innovator Gives Back to America
Dr. Hiroyuki Fujita, founder and CEO of Quality Electrodynamics (QED) in Ohio, shares his philosophy that led him to success and respect in the U.S. community.

About “KIZUNA”
Kizuna means the enduring bonds between people — close relationships forged through mutual trust and support. The kizuna cultivated among countries of the world have the power to deepen cooperation for a better future. By reporting on a wide variety of topics concerning Japan, “KIZUNA” hopes that this publication will provide opportunities for Japan and the rest of the world to connect and build strong kizuna.

Source: Cabinet Public Affairs Office, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of Japan

Source: Cabinet Public Affairs Office, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of Japan