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CJS Thursday Noon Lecture Series | From the Fastest Woman in the World to the First Woman on the Board

Keiko Ihara, Race car driver, Independent Director of Nissan Motor Corporation, Associate Professor of Keio University Graduate School Media Design
Thursday, November 15, 2018
12:00-1:30 PM
Room 110 Weiser Hall Map
I talk about a car racing challenge in the world highest series Le Mans 24-Hour Race and World Endurance Championship,technology development with the car manufacturer, new mobility society (Connected, Autonomous, Shared, Electric, MAAS), education and Women’s empowerment, from the experience of race car driver, faculty, business manager.

Keiko Ihara made a race debut in 1999. she achieved the highest scores as a female driver in the World Endurance Championship, also became the first female winner in Le Mans series. She focused on educational activities and the policy making in the areas of mobility. In June 2018, She became the youngest and first female director of Nissan Motor Corporation.

If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this event, please reach out to bkinzer@umich.edu at least 2 weeks in advance of this event. Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange.

This talk is co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Japan in Detroit.
Building: Weiser Hall
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Asia, Business, Japanese Studies
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Center for Japanese Studies, International Institute, Asian Languages and Cultures