Keio University Joins the 30% Club Which Aims to Mobilize Female Representation in Leadership Positions
December 23, 2019
Keio University endorses initiatives by the 30% Club, a global campaign which aims to promote female representation in leadership, with President Haseyama recently confirmed as a member.
The 30% Club is a global campaign which aims to improve the percentage of females in executive positions and was founded in the United Kingdom in 2010. Its current reach takes in 14 countries and regions including Japan, and it is greatly contributing to improving the percentages of females in leadership positions. Its activities in Japan kicked off on May 1, 2019, with the founding of the 30% Club Japan.
The 30% Club is characterized by its attempts to gain a handle on pressing challenges relating to gender and its endeavors to independently promote diversity initiatives. Its membership is composed of executive-level representatives of institutions, corporations, and universities. The 30% Club is furthermore intent on becoming a platform for collaboration among its member organizations, and to efficiently realizing integrated diversity by leveraging a variety of tried-and-tested initiatives.
Keio University will positively engage with and work towards the realization of gender diversity based on the aims of the 30% Club.