Japan Prize 2020
Events and Awards Ceremony Schedule

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November 3 (Tue)
Venue & Online
(WITH HARAJUKU HALL / Zoom webinar)

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10:30A.M. – Noon

Session: Diversity and Inclusion in Focus

How does educational content around the world convey the concepts of diversity to children? Amid rising disparities and increasing social divisions, people’s values are diversifying as never before, and the differences becoming ever more apparent. What are content makers doing to promote tolerance and acceptance of people who are different? The latest trends as revealed in competition entries will be introduced, their makers will share their thoughts and intentions. This will certainly be an excellent occasion for all participants to acknowledge the importance of these educational content.

  • Session: Diversity and Inclusion in Focus
Session: Diversity and Inclusion in Focus
Holly Carter
Holly Carter Executive Director
BYkids - Their World, Their Films
<United States>
Yenny Santamaria Amado
Yenny Santamaria Amado Commissioning editor
Señal Colombia- RTVC
Julie Kalceff
Julie Kalceff Writer/Director/Coproducer
Common Language Films
Suzuki Shigeyoshi

Suzuki Shigeyoshi


Special teacher at public primary schools and lecturer of the Faculty of Humanities, Sophia University. An educational counsellor at a local authority, Suzuki graduated from the Bunkyo University Faculty of Education and has taught in schools for 19 years, including 14 as a full-time instructor. Openly gay, alongside his regular teaching duties he also lectures frequently on LGBT issues and education at educational research events and centers, seeking better ways to express and live with sexual diversity together with other participants.

Hase Eriko
Hase Eriko Senior Producer, Unit 6 (Media Design) Program Production Department
NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
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