Women’s Leadership Initiative Forum

May 20, 2021 12:00pm – 1:30pm (GMT+09:00) Osaka, Sapporo, Tokyo Virtual
Open to All Attendees
Forum sponsor
Engage in a powerful dialogue about the real estate business, innovation, women leadership and diversity and inclusion. This forum is a collaboration between the Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) of ULI Japan and ULI Asia Pacific. English and Japanese simultaneous interpretation will be provided.
11:50 – 11:55   Virtual Doors open, settle down
11:55 – 12:00   Welcome Remarks by forum convenor
Morgan Laughlin, Managing Director, Head of Japan, Korea and Head of Asia Pacific Debt, PGIM Real Estate 
12:00 – 12:20   Keynote Address: Google’s Innovation Culture
Wakana Tanaka, Industry Lead, Google Japan
12:20 – 12:50   Panel Discussion: Women in Business – Driving Innovation and Leading in a Rapidly Changing World
We bring together exemplary leaders from across various industries to discuss how they foster creativity and innovation in the workplace to succeed in today’s competitive, unstable and volatile climate. What does innovation mean for your business?
Sara Shank, Managing Director and Global Head of Innovation, PGIM Real Estate
Jaelle Ang, CEO & Co-Founder, The Great Room
Zheng Wanshi, Group Chief Strategy & Planning Officer, Frasers Property Limited 
12:50 – 1:20     Panel Discussion: Embracing Diversity and Inclusion
Japan is facing a talent shortage with its ageing population, and women empowerment could be one of the solutions. What more can be done in this talent war?
Akiko Enokido, Operating Officer, Division Manager of Investment Division, Investment Business Unit, Tokyu Land Corporation
Yuki Hayakawa, Executive Officer, Daiwa Securities Co. Ltd | Deputy President, Member of the Board of Daiwa PI Partners Co Ltd
Tami Ooka, Managing Director, Fortress Investment Group (Japan)
1:20 – 1:30       Audience Q&A and Closing Remarks