Iwate International Association

International Youth School "Think about the diversity of the World"

Organized by: Iwate International Association

2019.03.01 (Fri)   18: 00 ~ 19: 30, Venue: Aiina 8F seminar room 812

We will hold a lecture by Eriko Yamaguchi, Representative Director and Chief Designer of Motherhouse co.& Ltd!
Create a brand that will introduce developing countries to the world
I want to deliver the possibilities of "developing countries" to all over the world through "craftsmanship." With this in mind, Eriko Yamaguchi launched "Motherhouse".
Bags, accessories, scarves, shirts and more made in Bangladesh, Nepal, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India etc ...
Yamaguchi hopes that, by sharing the diversity of these products, she might be able to bring a little more warmth and smiles into the world.
What kind of world will Yamaguchi see through "Motherhouse" activities?

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◇ Date and time: March 1, 2019 (Sat) 18: 00~
*On the second half will be a discussion time with the young generation's people. (Schedule to finish at 19:30)
◇ Venue:Aiina 8F seminar room 812
(1-7-1 Moriokaekinishidori, Morioka Iwate 020-0045)
◇ Title:"Thinking about the diversity of the world"
◇ Lecturer: Eriko Yamaguchi
(Representative Director and Chief Designer of Motherhouse Co.& Ltd.)
Born in Saitama Prefecture in 1981. Graduated from Keio University School of Policy Studies. After entering an internship in an international organization in Washington, she entered BRAC University master's section of development faculty in Bangladesh.
During my 2 year stay in Bangladesh, I attended a graduate school at night while working as a trainee at the Dhaka office in a major Japanese trading company.
I returned to Japan two years later and founded Motherhouse Co.& Ltd. as a mission to "Create a brand that will introduce developing countries to the world ".
We currently design and produce jute(hemp), leather bags, stoles, jewelry and apparel at our factories and affiliates in Bangladesh, Nepal, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and India.
We have 31 shops in Japan, 4 stores in Taiwan and 2 stores in Hong Kong (as of December 2018).
Young Global Leader (YGL) 2008 election 2012. Harvard Business School Club of Japan, Entrepreneur of the Year Winner.
◇ How to apply:Please send your name, occupation, contact information (telephone or e-mail) to Iwate International Association.
◇ Other:If you have Motherhouse products, please bring them on this day.


■ Inquiries
Iwate International Association
Aiina 5F,International Exchange Center
Morioka ekinishidori,Morioka Iwate 020-0045
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