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Womenomics: Myths, Progress, and the Path Forward | SF

October 9, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Kathy Matsui – Womenomics: Myths, Progress, and the Path Forward 10/9 | SF
PricewaterhouseCoopers | 3 Embarcadero Center, 20th Floor | San Francisco, CA 94111
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM 

Please join us for a special presentation from Kathy Matsui, Vice-Chair of Goldman Sachs Japan, Co-head of Macro Research in Asia and Chief Japan Strategist. Kathy is one of the most famous female role models in Japan. She’s been credited with coining the term “Womenomics” and has been a key speaker around the world on the issues related to Womenomics. Kathy will provide an update on her research related Womenomics, discussing some of its ‘myths,’ what progress has been made, and what is still left to do.

She will also share insights on her work with the Asian University for Women and her own career path, and share her thoughts on the outlook for the Japanese economy/political environment.

We are planning an interactive session and on maximizing Q&A time.

 As always, we welcome both women and men to join this event!


Speaker Profile: Kathy Matsui
Vice-Chair Goldman Sachs Japan

Kathy is vice chair of Goldman Sachs Japan, co-head of Macro Research in Asia and chief Japan equity strategist. She is a member of the Asia Pacific Management Committee and Goldman Sachs Japan Co., Ltd. Executive Committee. Kathy joined Goldman Sachs in 1994 and was named managing director in 1998 and partner in 2000.  Kathy has been ranked No. 1 in Japan Equity Strategy by Institutional Investor multiple times. She was chosen by The Wall Street Journal as one of the “10 Women to Watch in Asia” for her work on the “Womenomics” theme and was also named to Bloomberg Markets magazine’s “50 Most Influential” list in 2014.

Prior to joining the firm, Kathy was chief Japan strategist for Barclays de Zoete Wedd Securities for four years and worked at the Export-Import Bank of Japan’s Washington, DC office for two years. She is a policy commentator for Japan’s Cabinet Office and has served on numerous Japanese government committees aimed at promoting gender diversity.

Kathy is a board member of the Asian University for Women (AUW) Support Foundation, chair of the Board of Councilors (Japan) of the US-Japan Council, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a member of Keizai Doyukai and a trustee of The Nature Conservancy of Hawaii. She also serves on the Advisory Council for the Japan Society Fund Against Breast Cancer.

Kathy earned an AB, magna cum laude, in Social Studies from Harvard University and an MA from Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies. She has conducted research on Japanese foreign policy at Kobe University Graduate School on a Rotary Scholarship.

No Walk-ins.

Registration begins at 5:30 PM and program begins promptly at 6:00 PM.

Light refreshments and hor d’oeuvres will be provided.

ジャパンソサエティ では、日本株ストラテジストランキングで、全国第一位に名前が刻まれるゴールドマン・サックス証券のキャシー・松井副会長を迎え、Women Impact Network イベントを開催します。ウーマノミクス(ウーマン+エコノミクス)の成果と今後の展望について、そして、男女の雇用格差を解消し、経済成長を促進するポイントについて提言します。今こそ実行のとき。ぜひみなさま、ご参加ください。男性ももちろんウェルカム!

Kathy Matsui




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Event venue provided with generous support from PricewaterhouseCoopers


October 9, 2018
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
3 Embarcadero Center, Floor 20
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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