15th APEC Women Leaders Network Meeting(19-21 September 2010 Tokyo)

Seiji Togo Memorial Sompo Japan Museum of Art Tour

Tour Itinerary
10 minutes walk to the museum from Keio Plaza Hotel.
Then either walk or bus ride to a Tempura restaurant and return.
Dining place
To be decided
Dinner Menu and special dietary consideration for religious concerns and vegetarians
To be decided , Not available
The number of people (Max)
The minimum number of people the project can be carried out

Tour Description

This special museum of fine art locates on the 42nd floor of the headquarter's building of Sompo Japan, a leading insurance company in Japan with the company's aspiration of creating an art museum that would not only provide an opportunity for the general public to enjoy quality work of art but contribute to cultural improvement. Seiji Togo, a well-known Japanese artist, donated many of his own work along with his collection of over 250 works by Japanese and foreign artists. The museum has expanded its collection with the works by well-known artists such as Gogh's "Sunflowers" and Cezanne's "Pommes et Serviette. In this period, the collection of self-portraits in Uffizi museum is also displayed. Amid the urban hustle and bustle of Shinjuku area, the museum offers the island of peace and calm with magnificent view of Tokyo. J-Win female members from Sompo Japan will welcome the guests from APEC economies to have fun together and establish networking.

Introduction of the organizer

J-Win started as NPO in April, 2007. Its key objective is 1) to promote diversity and inclusion as an essential corporate business strategy, 2) to help working women to build networks and provide them with learning opportunities for career development and 3) to contribute to building a society where diverse individuals can fully participate. J-Win has 83 member companies as of May, 2010 and is a sister organization of Catlyst and SWE.. Board Chair: Yukako Uchinaga