Johns Hopkins SAIS to host “Abenomics and Womenomics: A Conversation on Macroeconomic and Structural Reform in Japan,” with Goldman Sachs Japan Vice Chair Kathy Matsui on Tuesday, November 14, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY
 
“Abenomics and Womenomics: A Conversation on Macroeconomic and Structural Reform in Japan,” with Goldman Sachs Japan Vice Chair Kathy Matsui, will be hosted at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
 
The event is presented by SAIS Women Lead, a global women’s leadership development program and initiative that partners the school’s faculty, students, and alumni with public and private organizations to raise the political and economic status of communities through the empowerment of women.
 
Speaker
Kathy Matsui
Vice Chair of Goldman Sachs Japan
 
Moderator
John Lipsky
Peter G. Peterson Distinguished Scholar at the Kissinger Center for Global Affairs and Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute
 
Time and Date
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
 
Location
Johns Hopkins SAIS

Kenney Herter Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
 
Registration
The event is open to the public and media, with registration. Members of the working press can request to cover the event by selecting “Media” on the online registration form. Final media access will be confirmed at least one day prior to the event. Pre-authorized camera setup will only be permitted from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 
Media Contact
Stacy A. Anderson
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
202.663.5620 office
202.853.7983 mobile
sande100@jhu.edu
 
About the Speaker
Kathy Matsui is vice chair of Goldman Sachs Japan, co-head of Macro Research in Asia, and a chief Japan equity strategist. She is a member of the Asia Pacific Management Committee and Goldman Sachs Japan Co., Ltd. Executive Committee. Matsui joined Goldman Sachs in 1994 and was named managing director in 1998, and partner in 2000. She has been ranked No. 1 in Japan Equity Strategy by Institutional Investor multiple times. She was chosen by The Wall Street Journal as one of the “10 Women to Watch in Asia” for her work in “Womenomics” and was also named to Bloomberg Markets magazine’s “50 Most Influential” list in 2014.
 
Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Matsui was chief Japan strategist for Barclays de Zoete Wedd Securities for four years and worked at the Washington, D.C. office of the Export-Import Bank of Japan. She is a policy commentator for Japan’s Cabinet Office and has served on numerous Japanese government committees aimed at promoting gender diversity. Matsui is a board member of the Asian University for Women (AUW) Support Foundation, chair of the Board of Councilors (Japan) of the U.S.-Japan Council, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a member of Keizai Doyukai, and a trustee of The Nature Conservancy of Hawaii. She also serves on the Advisory Council for the Japan Society Fund Against Breast Cancer.  She earned an AB, magna cum laude, in Social Studies from Harvard University and an MA from Johns Hopkins SAIS. She has conducted research on Japanese foreign policy at Kobe University Graduate School on a Rotary Scholarship.
 
About Johns Hopkins SAIS
A division of Johns Hopkins University, the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today's critical issues. For nearly 75 years, Johns Hopkins SAIS has produced great leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations. Public leaders and private sector executives alike seek the counsel of the faculty, whose ideas and research inform and shape policy. Johns Hopkins SAIS offers a global perspective across three campus locations: Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Washington, D.C. The school’s interdisciplinary curriculum is strongly rooted in the study of international economics, international relations, and regional studies, preparing students to address multifaceted challenges in the world today.
 
For more information, visit sais-jhu.edu or @SAISHopkins
 
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Date: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017