Virtual Global Encouraging hour at the time of Tokyo 2020 Olympics & Paralympics

About this event

Welcome to the virtual global special event by Tokyo chapter!

This virtual event is for encouraging Harvard Business School and the Online Community members and the friends globally, under enduring challenging days in pandemic, at the time of Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics games in this summer. 

Please come and join us!


- Meet & Greet: We welcome you anywhere in the world! To join us, please register in advance. RSVP and save the date and your local time:

*Global time: 22:00-23:00 (JST), 15:00-16:00 (CEST), 6:00am-7:00am (PDT), 9:00am-10:00am (EDT)

- Discuss topics related to Cultures in Japan and Olympics and Paralympics to lead the future: 

e.g. Leadership in challenging pandemic, Gender, Diversity & Inclusion, Human Rights, Peace, Sustainability, Innovation opportunities to lead making a difference or creating real value for society, etc.

*Participants in Japan, please kindly come up with ideas of your recommended or favorite things in Japan to show other participants in the world!

Since cultural programs or fun events related to Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics seem to be cancelled or switched virtually unfortunately due to the pandemic, now you can help to show what you like to recommend any things, stuff, places to visit (e.g. Tohoku area), art, foods, technology, music, people or anything about Japan to global members and participants at this virtual global event of HBS Online Community.

*Please turn on your camera and your microphone to join the interactive virtual event.

All, to join the event, please kindly follow the guidelines related to the community event:

Community Guideline:

Our policies on HBS Online’s Community Values:  

And the Mission, for your reference:

Thank you!

We look forward to meeting you virtually to have fun, encouraging time!

All the best

Harvard Business School Online Tokyo Chapter

*This event is not sponsored or endorsed by Harvard Business School. 

All Chapter Organizers, Team Members, and participants are acting as volunteers and are not, in any form, employees of HBS.


  • Emi Shitara

    Emi Shitara

    Harvard Business School Online Tokyo Chapter | United Planet


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  • Satomi Yoshida

    Satomi Yoshida

    Tokyo Chapter Team

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  • Hiroki Yamashita

    Hiroki Yamashita

    Beckman Coulter


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