From running their own companies to making unique crafts, these women are living it up in Tokyo.
An entrepreneur, an activist, a cook, a communication coach, a Japanese sake bar owner — and a blacksmith. This year, the Savvy Team was privileged to meet and talk to 11-plus inspiring women who shared their stories of building businesses from scratch and living up their dreams in the megapolis many of us call home. While they all come from different backgrounds and business circles, what they all have in common is their undeniable passion for life, work and contribution to the community — no matter what the scale is. They are powerful, successful women who have battled stereotypes and obstacles and have faced a number of challenges with dignity and motivation. If you’re in need of a bit of motivational boost for the new year, read on to learn more from their stories.