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Janelle Sasaki leads the strategy and initiatives of EY Women Athletes Business Network (WABN) for 200 women athletes and entrepreneurs globally, which has received several external recognitions. With her 10-year experience as a gymnast, she addresses the needs of businesses to find diverse talent and women athletes on realizing their leadership potential in the business world. As a well-known expert on gender diversity, Janelle is invited to speak at international events including the American and British embassies in Tokyo. Most recently, as an ally of LGBT+ community, Janelle facilitated a WABN workshop at Pride House Tokyo. Internally, she is a Committee Member of EY’s Women. Fast forward Steering Group. As the group’s leader for Asia-Pacific, Janelle manages campaigns and provides skill-building workshops for high potential female managers. Janelle is a third generation Japanese American. Prior to EY, she served as the D&I Leader for a technology company in Asia-Pacific, where she launched the company-wide D&I strategy and addressed workplace challenges.