Kyoto University hosted APRU’s Asia-Pacific Women in Leadership (APWiL) Special Workshop on 1 and 2 July at the Kyoto University Tokyo Office.
A total of 50 participants comprising faculty, researchers and administrators attended the 2-day workshop. Participants were welcomed by APWiL Program Chair and Executive Vice President, Dr Masako Egawa of the University of Tokyo. Professor Yasuko Takezawa of Kyoto University’s Institute for Research in Humanities gave an overview of the workshop proceedings and this was followed by a discussion on institutional strategies on advancing the participation of women in universities. The session was led by guest speaker, Professor Jeanette Takamura, Dean of Columbia University’s School of Social Work.