Sayuri Daimon

Sayuri Daimon is an executive operating officer and the managing editor of The Japan Times. Daimon is the first woman to fill this role in the newspaper’s 116-year history. Since joining the newspaper in 1991, she has covered various fields as a staff writer, ranging from politics to business. She became Domestic News Division Manager in 2006, Deputy Managing Editor in 2008, and Executive Operating Officer from July 2013. She was awarded the Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University in 2000.

For Sayuri Daimon's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Women's empowerment equals economic growth

National | G20 Osaka Summit Special Jun 27, 2019

Women's empowerment equals economic growth

For Haruno Yoshida, co-chair of the Women 20 (W20) committee, a G20 engagement group, female empowerment is something like the construction behind Nara Prefecture's famed ancient wooden Horyuji Temple. Using a combination of naturally shaped, organic and nonuniform materials — some having become sun-warped and ...

Tokushima woman on zero-waste quest gets an audience with Davos

National Feb 14, 2019

Tokushima woman on zero-waste quest gets an audience with Davos

With leaders from around the world as her audience, a young Japanese woman from Kamikatsu, Tokushima Prefecture, spoke about her small town's "zero waste" initiatives, urging the globally influential audience to act to change society. "Our population is only 1,500, and more than half is ...