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The Center for Inclusive Leadership (CIL) will pursue and promote academic research, teaching methods and business practices related to inclusive leadership. CIL endeavors to build a long-lasting network for inclusive leadership: one that is willing and able to undertake and face up to future challenges. Further, through the implementation of research activities, theories and workshops, the center aims to be a proponent for the concept of inclusion amongst experts and students alike, create solutions to push forth inclusion, and continually strive to achieve diversity.

Greetings from the Director

  • Alcantara Lailani Laynesa

    Alcantara Lailani Laynesa

    Director
    Professor, College of International Management Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

    It is my great pleasure to serve as the Director of the Center for Inclusive Leadership (CIL). The center is built upon the reputation of APU as a highly diverse and unique institution in Japan. It aims to take the next step in making diversity and inclusion a core value by generating new thinking and research on inclusive leadership and building public awareness about the importance of inclusive leadership in making business and social impact. I look forward to working closely with thinkers in universities and society and building partnerships with corporations and other institutions who share our mission.

Greetings from the Deputy Director

  • Shinohara Yoshiki

    Shinohara Yoshiki

    Deputy Director
    Associate Professor, College of International Management Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

    I am pleased to announce the commencement of the Center for Inclusive Leadership (CIL). APU is considered as one of the most culturally diverse universities in Japan. It is therefore necessary for us to continually strive to provide an environment where diverse individuals can unleash their full potential. CIL embodies this very goal through its focus on research concerning modern-day leaders and devotion towards developing leaders that will play an active role not only in Japan but also globally.

Greetings from the Managing Director

  • Otake Toshitsugu

    Otake Toshitsugu

    Managing Director
    Professor, College of International Management Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

    Through the support of the Private University Branding Project, the Center for Inclusive Leadership will focus on Inclusive Leadership not only in theoretical terms, it will include practical application and education. I believe that APU will be recognized as an institution that can offer solutions to the problems facing contemporary society. We will partner with national and global scholars, business leaders, educational institutions, and certification organizations to create a global basis of research on Inclusive Leadership.