|Motivation for Attending the 14th Conference
No. 1: To meet and have network with aspiring people
No. 2: Interested in conference for women in business
Most of participant’s motivation is to meet new people and learn together.
The average age of the participants is 38.69.
43.5% are in their 30s, and 32.1% are in 40s. The rage of participant’s age was from teens to 70s.
Women comprised 94.4% of the participants while men 5.6% (among valid responses). Some participants attended with their wives or daughters.
74.3% of participants work for corporations, 11.5% are CEOs, 5.3% are freelancers and business owners, 0.3% temporary staff and 1.8% are part timers. Students comprise 1.5% of the total participants.
The average annual income is 6.843 million yen.
(Classification by job category)
Company managers/owners: 8.816 million yen
Office workers: 6.759 million yen
Freelancers and business owners: 4.881 million yen
Temporary staff: 3.500 million yen
Part timers: 2.890 million yen
24.4% of all participants work for foreign-owned corporations. More than half of the corporate employees work for Japanese companies.
64.6% work for companies with more than 100 employees while 42.5% work for companies with more than 1000 employees.
52.1% percent of all participants have job titles, including positions in management. 49.7% percent report that they have subordinates reporting to them. These numbers indicate that a significant portion of participants holds management positions.
50.2% are eager to move up the corporate ladder and take on more responsibility. At the same time, 42.5% say they are planning to change workplaces or start their own businesses. 23.4% say they want to change jobs.
|Ratio of Married to Single Women / Children
47.1% married, 45.0% single (of them, 7.2% divorced)
39.2% of the participants have a child/children.
|Aspiring and love to study strenuously
63.7% have a four-year university degree, and 14.7% of all the participants have advanced degrees or higher.
Although 74.2% of them live in the greater Tokyo metropolitan area, the participants came from all over Japan.
Over 60.0% of the participants use English at work and/or say they are conversant in English.