With the theme of "how to think and act to create a sustainable world," we invited people from various positions, ages, and viewpoints to speak on International Women's Day.
For many years, the Riviera, which has connected people and has been positively involved in the SDGs, will serve as a place for discussion.Amidst a mountain of issues facing society as a whole, such as gender equality and work styles, it will encourage those who continue to strive for the future and the people who have courage. I would like to think with those who give.
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Reality of Girls' Education in the World, Equality of Opportunity Beyond Gender
Secretary General of NPO Room to Read Japan.He spent his senior year of high school in Romania, Russia and England.After graduating from Waseda University's First Literature Department, he joined Recruit.He worked in public relations, editing and planning of marriage information magazines, and publishers before taking up his current position. In January 3, he established Room to Read Japan as the first Japanese employee of Room to Read.He is responsible for fundraising in Japan.Although we have two staff members in Japan, we work with staff, directors, pro bono companies, and supporters around the world to raise awareness and raise funds.Room to Read Japan has been a certified NPO since February 2010.
Approximately 18 years of continuous environmental conservation activities, the blue carbon belt concept for the future, and a sustainable and seamless work style
President of Riviera Tokyo Co., Ltd. and Riviera Resort Co., Ltd.After graduating from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Tokyo, he joined Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. and engaged in bond exchange trading and sales at major financial institutions in Tokyo and London. He joined Riviera in 2008 and expanded his base in Shanghai.In a corporate culture that seamlessly works regardless of gender or age, we are developing our business while valuing tradition and innovation.He also promotes social contribution activities through the Riviera Future Creation Project, which has three pillars: the environment, education, and health care.
Creating a sustainable mind and body for the era of 100-year life, thinking from "cooking"
Cook.While presiding over a referral-based cooking class at his home, he is disseminating a "way of life" through nutrition and food that changes with age.While working as a flight attendant on Japan Airlines international flights, he was a sommelier, a sake master, a service technician certified by the Hotel and Restaurant Association, a western cooking etiquette instructor, and obtained a diploma at the Ferrandi French Cuisine Advanced School in Paris.He was in charge of a serial article for the magazine CLASSY.He has won the Grand Prize in the magazine Mrs.'s "Anniversary Confectionery Contest Baked Sweets Category", the Excellence Award in the "Celebration Table Grand Prize" in the Kateigaho, and the "My Tea Play Grand Prize" in the Fujingaho twice.
Megan Fujiko Watanabe
Sustainable efforts to protect 100 years of history and the spread of diversity in the golf industry
Appointed in 1926 as president of the Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles (opened in 2011).He supervises all operations and wins major golf tournaments through strategic management skills.In addition to the PGA Tour (Genesis Invitational) hosted by Tiger Woods held every February, the Riviera's first US Women's Open (US Women's Open) will be held in 2, the 100th anniversary of its opening, and in 2026. A men's and women's golf tournament will be held at the Olympics.
Graduated from Pepperdine University, USA. As a mother of three, she keeps a busy life, while she serves on the boards of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Los Angeles Sports Entertainment (LASEC), where she strives to grow and popularize golf. .
Dissemination of traditional Japanese sustainable art and the future of working women
Director of Japan House Los Angeles, Director of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and Director of the UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies.After graduating from Nara Women's University, she received a master's degree in sociology from Queen's University in Canada.A former Ministry of Foreign Affairs official, he has served as an interpreter for the Japanese Embassy in Canada, the First North American Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Economic Cooperation Bureau, the General Foreign Policy Bureau, the Assistant Director of the Cultural Exchange Department, and an interpreter for Her Majesty the Empress and successive Prime Ministers. In 2001, he was assigned to the Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles. After she retired in 2007, she served as Deputy Director of the Japanese American National Museum and Managing Director of Public Relations at MUFG Union Bank before her current position.In addition, she has a network in the local community, such as serving as an advisor to cultural organizations such as the Ikebana Association, the Omotesenke Los Angeles Alumni Association, and the North American Calligraphy Research Society.
Interviewer: Aki Watanabe
<Organizer> Riviera Group / NPO Riviera Future Creation Project
<Cooperation> Riviera Country Club, Riviera Tokyo
About Riviera SDGs Festival
The SDGs advocated by the United Nations have the image of being tackled by governments, local governments, and large corporations, despite the fact that many small and medium-sized enterprises, voluntary organizations, and local residents also agree.The RIVIERA Group believes that by providing opportunities for people who support the SDGs to come together regardless of the framework, people can connect side by side and create synergistic effects for better activities.
Now that we have reached the countdown to 2030, the Riviera will become a “hub” with the continuous holding of the “Riviera SDGs Festival”, and a chain of SDGs actions will occur. rice field.In order to connect the future to the next generation, we will talk, think, act, and disseminate the SDGs using tools.