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We are always looking for great
leadership programs for young women!
Do you run leadership programs for young women? Do you run empowerment programs for girls? Or maybe your program equips girls with special skills?
Let us know! We are always looking for good programs for girls to attend.
Connect Sisters is a leadership program study abroad agency for young women (age 13-22) in Japan.
We believe girls in Japan need additional leadership programs and should be exposed to the world outside of Japan while they are still young.
We arrange leadership summer camp study abroad programs for young women , and when they return we make sure to keep the empowerment momentum going.
Only 12% of management in the workplace is female
This ranks Japan the last out of all G7 member countries in terms of gender equality in management teams.
1 woman is killed every 3 days because of domestic violence
1 out of 20 women fear death from domestic abuse. 98% of domestic violence victims are women and 40% of the victims have zero income.
61% of women have low or zero income
48% women have full time jobs in Japan. (78% of men have full time jobs)
Japan ranked 110 out of 149 in the World Economic Forum’s 2018 Gender Gap Index. 97 is the global average.
Sexual consent is 13 years old in Japan
Minimum age for men to marry is 18 years old, whereas for women it is only 16 years old.
Provide suitable leadership programs for young women in Japan.
Create an opportunity for young women to meet role models and mentors globally.
Leadership program that excites young women to lead their lives.
We prepare the girls before their departure to ensure they will make the most out of their studying abroad experience.
Pre-program We will teach girls about diversity, something that they are not used to in their everyday life in Japan.
We also continue to provide programs for the girls when they return.
Post program mainly focuses on presentation and setting their next goals.
After completing the post-program, they will then become our alumnae.
Alumnae can participate in internship programs with our sponsor companies. They will also have opportunities to participate in our events in Japan. (Event example, “meet female leaders in Tokyo”, “Dinner with female politician” etc… )
Become a Partner
If you run a summer camp program for young women (age13-18) and would like to become a partner, please contact us.
Our partnership manager will get in touch with you to find out if our values and missions match!
We are always looking for a sponsor company that invites young women to complete internships, part-time jobs or shadow your female employees.
After girls return from the study abroad program, we want to make sure we will continue to provide them with ongoing support to keep them motivated.
Would you like to sponsor scholarship?
Our goal is to provide this leadership program for any girl in Japan.
We want to provide this service to girls who's parents may not be able to afford alternative study abroad programs
We believe every girl should have the chance to learn leadership skills and that is important to change the dynamic of this country.
You can sponsor a girls leadership program by donating now