female leadership

Mar 22, 2018

How pragmatic new joiners see the advertising business in 2018

In Japan, new graduates are about to make their first steps into the industry. Here's a look at what drives them, what they want in return for their hard work, and what their limits are.

Apr 20, 2017

‘There should be no reproach for speaking up’

Female leaders in Japan: A bicultural communications leader applies her international experience to the Japanese workplace and the minefield of ‘going global’.

Feb 16, 2017

What it’s like to be a foreign female creative in Japan (pretty good, actually)

Claudia Cristovao of AKQA discusses the unexpected advantages of miscommunication, digital’s “blind spot”, and what is needed to nurture female talent in Japan.

Dec 9, 2016

Can Japan's ad industry become a model for gender equality?

We begin a series on female leadership in Japan by reflecting on how far the sector has come—and where it needs to go.

Dec 9, 2016

Dentsu’s Chieko Ohuchi shows what female leadership can be in Japan

The recently appointed managing director of a prominent creative division has worked her way up and broken down barriers by demonstrating the results of her work.