Ayako Sonoda has been keen to ensure she is helping others through her startups and other ventures.
For Nobuko Kobayashi's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
During a varied career with stints at a number of firms, Suzuki has strived to empower her team members — something of a novel approach in Japan's corporate world.
Masami Katakura of Ernst & Young ShinNihon hopes her journey through the world of accounting encourages the next generation of women.
Ryoko Nagata of Japan Tobacco was adamant she didn’t want to work with cigarettes, and went on to prove her worth to the firm in other sectors.
If the country wants to slow its population decline, it must abolish its two-track labor system.
An obsession with service offers Japanese companies a competitive advantage.