Her Pivot Forum 2022 Overtime
in collaboration with the NBA


Since the launch of June 2021, “Her Pivot” project to empower women in Japanese sports business has specifically focused on increasing the number of female speakers for business presentations, For that purpose, the program has provided female professionals in Japanese basketball industry with free presentation trainings and organized the inaugural “Her Pivot Forum 2022” past March, with key note by Head of Women Empowerment at FIBA and with female professionals in global basketball, including FIBA and Euroleague as well as B LEAGUE clubs.


The project has been supported by FIBA Secretary General Andreas Zagklis, B LEAGUE Chairman Shinji Shimada, and Womenomics Advocator Kathy Matsui, and funded by RSA, the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, and following the inaugural Her Pivot Forum, our meaningful game to empower women in sports business was extended as overtime with the NBA.


This time, we will learn about the various women’s empowerment programs within the National Basketball Association (NBA).


With resonance by the exciting NBA Japan Games past month, we look forward to driving women’s empowerment in Japan and beyond alongside the one of the world’s top professional basketball leagues.We are very much looking forward to your participation.


Date: Oct. 21, 2022
Time: 21:30 – 23:00 JST
          (8:30 – 10:00 EST)

Venue: Zoom (Webinar)
Capacity: 500 (worldwide)
Participation Fees: Free
Organizer: Next Big Pivot
Funded by: RSA
Cooperation by: NBA New York Office


21:30 - 21:40  Her Pivot Greeting & Activity Introduction
21:40 – 21:45  Introduction of Japanese panelists
21:45 - 22:00  NBA's Women Empowerment programs
22:00 - 22:05  Introduction of NBA panelists
22:05 - 22:35  Q&A Panel
22:35 - 22:45  Question from the audience (female)
22:45 - 22:50  Question from the audience (general)
22:50 - 21:00  Comments by Panelists
(Questions are limited to the ones with Career Development perspectives)

NBA Panel
- female professionals working in the NBA HQ in NYC -

Lindsay Guilder
NBA Social Responsibility Program Manager & NBA Women’s Network Co-Chair

Cassidy Rooke
Growth Properties and Team Partnership Development Analyst
& APEX Co-Chair

Lindsay Ullman
Head of Business Development
– NBA 2K League

Lindsay Ullman
Head of Business Development
– NBA 2K League

Japanese Panel
- female professionals working in Japanese Basketball -

Asuka Miya
Community Relations
Gunma Crane Thunders

Mikiko Yasuda
former Tokyo 2020
3x3 Basketball Manager
Maiko Nakamura
Writer and Editor
Monthly Basketball
Maiko Nakamura
Writer and Editor
Monthly Basketball


Mie Kajikawa
Founder of Next Big Pivot
Director of Her Pivot Project
Fellow of RSA

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