About FEW Kansai

FEW was established to support foreign women in Japan, both professionally and socially. Being literally “few” in the world, FEW offers a friendly and supportive atmosphere to meet, network and find like-minded friends. From this idea stems our mission: “To provide a forum for networking, career development, knowledge and information exchange, support and friendship among foreign women living in Kansai."


Upcoming events

    • 26 Sep 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Osaka Hilton (Umeda)
    Register

       FEW Sep 26, 2019 Meeting

    The Deepest of Mysteries: Human Language

    Professor Montserrat Sanz 
    Director of Spanish Department at Kobe City University
    PhD, Linguistics and Brain & Cognitive Science

    Join us in September with linguistics expert, Professor Montserrat Sanz, to see the relationship between language and the mind more clearly and make your next attempt at second language learning just a bit easier! 

    Date:           Thursday, Sep 26, 2019

    Time:           6:00pm Drinks, 7:00pm Dinner, 8:00pm Presentation
    Place:         4th Floor Hilton Osaka
    Cost:           ¥5,000 - Members
                        ¥7,000 - Non-Members (Women Only)

    RSVP:         by Sept 19, 2019


    *** Menu ***

    <Fish>
    Eggplant, avocado and tomato charlotte, sweet pickled myoga puree, mesclun greens
    Sautéed sea scallop and sea scallop mousseline, mushroom Madeira sauce

    <Meat>
    Eggplant, avocado and tomato charlotte, sweet pickled myoga puree, mesclun greens
    Roast beef Sirloin, Yorkshire pudding, mustard whip, beef jus

    <Vegetarian & Vegan >
    Eggplant, avocado and tomato charlotte, sweet pickled myoga puree, mesclun greens
    Soy bean meat and mushroom keema curry, t
    urmeric rice and Naan bread 

    All meals come with Dessert and Coffee or Tea

    DessertIce nougat, raspberry balsamic sherbet with fig

    Vegan Dessert: Fig compote, rosehip tea flavor 

    (Note: myoga is Japanese ginger)

    Note:
    Should you need to cancel after the cancellation deadline (Sep 22), you are responsible for the meeting fee, unless you find someone to take your place.

    Our meeting room is on the 4F of the Osaka Hilton.





    • 31 Oct 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Osaka Hilton (Umeda)

                                    FEW Oct 2019 Meeting

    TBD
    Please come back here for the details

    You will receive an email message when the details are known.


    Date:           Thursday, Oct 31, 2019

    Time:           6:00pm Drinks, 7:00pm Dinner, 8:00pm Presentation
    Place:         4th Floor Hilton Osaka
    Cost:           ¥5,000 - Members
                        ¥7,000 - Non-Members (Women Only)

    RSVP:         by Oct 24, 2019


    *** Menu ***

    <Fish>


    <Meat>


    <Vegetarian & Vegan >


    All meals come with Dessert and Coffee or Tea

    Dessert


    Vegan Dessert: .


    Note:
    Should you need to cancel after the cancellation deadline (Oct 27), you are responsible for the meeting fee, unless you find someone to take your place.

    Our meeting room is on the 4F of the Osaka Hilton.





    • 21 Nov 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Osaka Hilton (Umeda)

                                    FEW Nov 2019 Meeting

    TBD
    Please come back here for the details

    You will receive an email message when the details are known.


    Date:           Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

    Time:           6:00pm Drinks, 7:00pm Dinner, 8:00pm Presentation
    Place:         4th Floor Hilton Osaka
    Cost:           ¥5,000 - Members
                        ¥7,000 - Non-Members (Women Only)

    RSVP:         by Nov 14, 2019


    *** Menu ***

    <Fish>


    <Meat>


    <Vegetarian & Vegan >


    All meals come with Dessert and Coffee or Tea

    Dessert


    Vegan Dessert: .


    Note:
    Should you need to cancel after the cancellation deadline (Nov 17), you are responsible for the meeting fee, unless you find someone to take your place.

    Our meeting room is on the 4F of the Osaka Hilton.





    • 07 Dec 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • ANA Crowne Plaza Osaka

    2019 FEW Holiday Party
    December 7, 2019

    Please mark the date in your calendar!

    Time: TBD
    Venue: TBD
    Access: TBD



Past events

20 Jun 2019 FEW June 20 Meeting 2019 Appreciative Inquiry
30 May 2019 FEW May 30 Meeting 2019
14 Apr 2019 FEW Kansai Spring Brunch 2019
28 Mar 2019 FEW March Meeting 2019
28 Feb 2019 FEW Feb Meeting 2019
31 Jan 2019 FEW Jan 31 Meeting 2019
01 Dec 2018 2018 FEW Holiday Party
22 Nov 2018 FEW November 22 Meeting with Damian Hall
25 Oct 2018 FEW Oct Meeting: The Journey of Scanteak
27 Sep 2018 FEW September Meeting
09 Sep 2018 FEW Supporting HOPE: An afternoon of Hope
31 Aug 2018 Welcome Back from Summer!
28 Jun 2018 FEW June 28 Meeting Spotlight on Kobe: Past, Present, Future
31 May 2018 FEW May Meeting, A Big Bark for ARK (Animal Refuge Kansai)
22 Apr 2018 FEW Kansai Spring Brunch
29 Mar 2018 FEW March Meeting: Make it Happen! Big Dream, Small Steps
22 Feb 2018 FEW Feb Meeting: The Soul of the Japanese Kitchen
25 Jan 2018 FEW January 25 Meeting: The Way of Tea
02 Dec 2017 FEW Holiday 2017 Party
16 Nov 2017 FEW November 16 Meeting: Creating Work You Love
26 Oct 2017 FEW October 26 Meeting: Leading With Empathy
28 Sep 2017 FEW September Meeting: Women Wrongfully Convicted and Unfairly Sentenced
08 Sep 2017 Back from Summer Fun!
27 Jul 2017 FEW Gourmet Club
29 Jun 2017 FEW June Meeting: Homeopathy
25 May 2017 FEW May Meeting: Journalist Patricia Loison
22 Apr 2017 What Makes You Tick? MBTI Workshop
09 Apr 2017 FEW April Spring Brunch
30 Mar 2017 FEW March Meeting: The Artistic Walk - a Personal Path with Art
23 Feb 2017 FEW Febuary Meeting: 2017 ー The Doctor Is In!
26 Jan 2017 FEW January Meeting: 2017 ー Make It Count!
02 Dec 2016 FEW 2016 Holiday Party
17 Nov 2016 FEW November Meeting: Defining your Personal Style
27 Oct 2016 FEW October Meeting: Mindfulness Towards an Inclusive Society
29 Sep 2016 FEW September Meeting
10 Sep 2016 FEW Summer Sunset Party
26 Aug 2016 Pizza Party!
30 Jun 2016 FEW June Meeting: Disaster Preparedness
26 May 2016 FEW May Meeting: FEW is YOU!
10 Apr 2016 FEW Spring Brunch
31 Mar 2016 FEW March Meeting: Painting IN Japanese Paper
25 Mar 2016 FEW Jazz & Cocktail Nite @ The SUITE
25 Feb 2016 February Meeting: Leading Meaningfully for High Performance
19 Feb 2016 FEW Gourmet Club: La Shomon (Kobe)
28 Jan 2016 January Meeting: Working in a Japanese Environment: A fish out of water?
05 Dec 2015 FEW Kansai Holiday Party
19 Nov 2015 [November Meeting with Hiro Sato] Realigning your Body Realigns your Life
29 Oct 2015 [October Meeting with Tracy Slater] The Good Shufu: Finding Self, Love & Home on the Far Side of the World
24 Sep 2015 September Meeting: Lessons from the Martial Arts
28 Aug 2015 FEW End of Summer BBQ
28 May 2015 May Monthly Meeting: FEW is YOU!
26 Mar 2015 March Monthly Meeting: The Making of a Documentary

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