November 16: A presentation on shame and vulnerability and how these affect the friendships and relationships of Japanese women. Also, how they impact our ministry to women.
November 30: A presentation on the relationship between moms and their kids. How does shame and the lack of vulnerability influence the relationship, the form of discipline, and communication styles with children from a young age to older?
Our Presenters: Anne Crescini, English teacher in Fukuoka, Japan, mother of 3 girls and author of 4 books on Japanese culture.
Minako Wilkinson, born and raised in Japan and now on staff with the Navigators in Washington, D.C., where she mentors young women.