32 巻 (2011) 8 号 p. 506-511
Present status of female researchers in Japan is surveyed, being focused on the case of company of Toshiba. Author's career is also shown as an example of Japanese female researchers. The issues in the activity for gender equality promotion are described in the field of science and technology. Finally, the dream which is entrusted to young researchers is mentioned for realizing active societies tolerating diversified values.