Mentor Luncheon-Navigating Transitions in Life

Are you recently facing transitions in life- let it be starting a new job, taking on a new work function, relocation, starting your own business or becoming a mother- major changes in life is scary sometimes, that’w why mentorship is so valuable to guide us through these moments. Join our February lunch in Tokyo with three incredible mentors.

チケット料金: ¥8800 (チケットに含まれるもの)

  • メンターセッション
  • ブランチ+ドリンク
  • ネットワーキング


  • 10:45-11:00 am    Check-in
  • 11:00-11:05 am    Welcoming by CAREhER Founder, Tiffany
  • 11:05-11:15 am     Room Intros
  • 11:15-11:30 am     Sharing by Mentors
  • 11:40-12:50 pm    Networking Lunch with Free Flow Wine
  • 12:50pm                 Group Photo and Wrap Up


Venue: apéro. wine bar AOYAMA

Tokyo, Minato City, Minamiaoyama, 3 Chome−4−6, Aoyama346, 3F

Xinmei Cai, Engineering Director, Google Maps / Local

Xinmei Cai is an engineering leader with over 20 years of experience at tech companies like Microsoft, Silicon Valley startups, and Google. She co-founded the “Mind the Gap” program in Japan, which successfully encourages thousands of young girls to pursue tech careers. As a dedicated mentor, she emphasizes the importance of speaking up and building support networks to foster female role models in engineering. In recent years, she has become an avid investor, supporting female founders in the APAC region through Epic Angels network.

Izumi Miyachi, Editor-in-chief of Marie Claire Digital, Japan.


Born in Tokyo. Due to father’s work, spent three years of elementary school in London and two years of university in the United States. After graduating from International Christian University in 1985, joined The Yomiuri Shimbun, largest daily newspaper in Japan. In 2009, became a lecturer at the Graduate School of Journalism, University of California, Berkeley. In July 2023, Editor-in-chief of Marie Claire Digital, Japan.

Wonjin Seo, Strategic Partner Development Manager, Google Jp

Wonjin has worked at Google Shopping, responsible for business partnerships. She has also served as a Business Development Manager for Google Assistant distribution and emerging advertising partnerships in the Asia-Pacific region.

Prior to joining Google, Wonjin worked at Goldman Sachs, specializing in special situations primary investments and asset class management, including private and public equities, structured financing, and distressed loan portfolios and real estate in the Asia-Pacific region.

Currently, Wonjin is the Co-Chair of Women@Google Japan and is an enthusiastic skier with a 15-month-old daughter.

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