QNS Women in Science – Research Environment and Career Pathway as a Woman in Japan, Maki Kawai

Before becoming the first female President of the National Institute of Natural Sciences, Maki Kawai also worked at the University of Tokyo, RIKEN, and Royal Society of Chemistry. Throughout her career, she held many different positions as a professor, honorary scientist, fellow, and member. She shares her story and experiences as a woman in Japan and as an Asian woman in science. Her inspiring talk was a glance into the world of a female scientist, spreading hope and passion for the women of QNS to become world renowned scientists like herself.


Details of the event

Goal: Learning about the research environment and career pathway as a woman in Japan

Participants: Mostly women of QNS

Where: HUB