Media

5 / 12 / 2019 “Time to make diversity and inclusion a reality” The Japan Times
4 / 3 / 2019 “Hanami a reminder of life’s fleeting nature” The Japan Times
3 / 12 / 2019 Heisei Era: Slow decline or hope for new collaboration? The Japan Times
3 / 7 / 2019 EU in Japan twitter ( International Women’s Day)
2 / 9 / 2019 ”Setsubun: Killing two birds with one bean” The Japan Times
2 / 1 / 2019 BBC World Service, Business Matters 
1 / 16 / 2019 “The critical importance of staying connected” The Japan Times
12 / 13 / 2018 “December: A month to decide what to stop doing” The Japan Times
11 / 12 / 2018 CFO Vision 2018 Conference report Diamond Harvard Business Review
11 / 7 / 2018 “Can foreign labor make Japan great again?” The Japan Times
10 / 17 / 2018 “The need for a skill-based approach to jobs” The Japan Times
10 / 2 / 2018 BBC World Service, Business Matters
9 / 23 / 2018 Stop talking about innovation and act” The Japan Times
8 / 28 / 2018 BBC World Service, Business Matters
8 / 15 / 2018 Start lifetime learning now The Japan Times
7 / 10 / 2018 “Shareholder meetings: What’s your version?” The Japan Times
6 / 14 / 2018 BBC World Service, Business Matters
6 / 12 / 2018 “What umbrellas can teach us about diversity” The Japan Times
5 / 13 / 2018 ”Open doors are the key to the future”  The Japan Times
4 / 9 / 2018 “How do you start your introduction: firm, school or you?” The Japan Times
3 / 16 / 2018 BBC World Service, Business Matters
3 / 11 / 2018 Are we addressing the core labor issues? The Japan Times
2 / 12 / 2018 “The absence of the dame moto mentality” The Japan Times
1 / 12 / 2018 “As competências sociais são aquelas que vão ser necessárias no futuro”(English: “Social skills are those that are necessary in the future”
1 / 12 / 2018 Indústria 4.0. “O maior risco é nada fazer e ficar para trás”  ( English: Industry 4.0. “The greatest risk is to do nothing and stay behind”
1 / 11 / 2018 People of Japan, take a clear stance  The Japan Times
1 / 4 / 2018  Flaw in Intel Chips Revealed BBC
12 / 11 /2017 Do you know your own productivity? The Japan Times
11 / 24 / 2017 Are Japan’s economic woes behind it? BBC
11 / 13 / 2017 Be proactive and design a 100-year life yourself The Japan Times
10 / 25 / 2017 Japan’s toxic culture of overwork drove this 31-year-old woman to death — and it looks like there’s no end in sight(by Alexandra Ma) Business Insider
10 / 21 / 2017 Japan Ranks Low in Female Lawmakers. An Election Won’t Change That. (by Motoko Rich) The New York Times
10 / 8 / 2017 “Freeing Japanese from English trauma” The Japan Times
7 / 27 / 2017“Accelerating Workforce Reskilling for the Fourth Industrial Revolution” World Economic Forum
7 / 25 / 2017 “Accelerating Gender Parity in the Fourth Industrial Revolution” World Economic Forum
5 / 10 / 2017 Advice for Japan’s dangerously complacent millennials NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW
4 / 11 / 2017 BBC Radio Business Matters BBC
3 / 22 / 2017 “Responsible disrupters in the ‘post-truth’ news era” The Japan Times
3 / 6 / 2017 “Why do we work and what do we get out of it?” World Economic Forum
2 / 24 / 2017 “Rocky” joins fight against Japanese overwork(Video)REUTERS
1 / 2017 “Realizing Human Potential in the Fourth Industrial Revolution : An Agenda for Leaders to Shape the Future of Education,Gender and Work” World Economic Forum
12 / 23 / 2016 “The best thing I read all year — 2016” Financial Times
12 / 8 / 2016 “Cute ‘Kawaii’ Culture May Be Holding Back Japan’s Women” Bloomberg
10 / 27 / 2016 “Study, work, retire. Time to scrap the old pattern of working life” World Economic Forum
7 / 11 / 2016 BBC World Business Report Interview BBC
5 / 17 / 2016 “Innovators Talk” with R. Hatoyama on News Picks
1 / 2016 The Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) INSEAD
1 / 18 / 2016 The Future of Jobs report WEF Global Agenda Council on Future of Jobs
10 / 3 / 2015 “Asia urgently needs greater mobility for skilled workers” (coauthor: DEMETRIOS G. PAPADEMETRIOU)The Japan Times
2 / 2015 The Keio East Asia Future Leaders Program(KFLP)
1 / 21 / 2015 Transitioning from spectator to participant at Davos meeting The Japan Times
12 / 2014 BBC interview
10 / 30 / 2014 BBC Radio Business Matters
9 / 23 / 2014 BBC Radio Business Matters
8 / 29 / 2014 BBC Radio Business Matters
6 / 27 / 2014 BBC Radio Business Matters
5 / 31 / 2014 Fly away with me: Yoko Ishikura at TEDxTokyo 2014 TEDxTalks
5 / 20 / 2014 “Closing the gender gap in East Asia” World Economic Forum Blog
4 / 30 / 2014 “Shaking up Japan’s Workforce to Reinvigorate” Jobs and Development Blog
3 / 28 / 2014 “Gender Gap in Japan – Women in the work force” The Economist
3 / 22 / 2014 Asia Biz Forecast NHK World
2 / 2014 “Reinvigorating Japan’s Economy with More Women and Older Workers” World Economic Forum
1 / 2014 “The Only Woman” Credit Suisse Bulletin 1 / 2014
9 / 2013 Yoko Ishikura (MBA ’80) Darden Alumni Showcase 2013
9 / 13 / 2013 “Will the bedroom or boardroom save Japan?” The Washington Post
6 / 6 / 2013 “A 21st century for Asian women” World Economic Forum Blog
5 / 10 / 2013 “Womenomics”(Press briefing) Foreign Press Center Japan
5 / 4 / 2013 Prof. Yoko Ishikura(Video interview) St.Gallen Symposium
3 / 31 / 2013 “Educating the next East Asian generation for success” World Economic Forum Blog
3 / 8 / 2013 “Leaning in the right direction for women”(Video) World Economic Forum Blog
2 / 2013 “School of Thought” Eurobiz Japan
9 / 4 / 2012 “From ‘Divide’ to designing new ‘Connect'” “Economics Column” Series on Business Strategy in the face of Unfavorable Environment Nikkei Shimbun
5 / 31 / 2012 “Educating the next East Asian generation for success” World Economic Forum Blog
11 / 5 / 2011 “Land of the wasted talent” The Economist
1 / 26 / 2011 “Keep up with the changing world through Davos, WEF resources”(World Economig Forum Special) The Japan TImes
9 / 30 / 2010 “Excellent opportunity to make a quantum leap into the world” Nikkei Shimbun
9 / 23 / 2010 “Exposure abroad key to success for youth” The Japan TImes
8 / 19 / 2010 “Japan as number three: Watching China whizz by” The Economist
3 / 15 / 2010 “Building a career in the interconnected world” The Japan TImes
5 / 29 / 2009 “Searching For Entrepreneurship in Japan” Forbes
9 / 2008 Interview “Invigorating Healthcare” Japan Journal
3 / 2008 “Universities Playing a Critical Role in Globalization & Innovation” JAPAN SPOTLIGHT
12 / 1 / 2007 “Q&A: Why Japan Can’t Innovate” Newsweek
2 / 2007 “Act Globally,Think Locally” Harvard Business Review

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