On December 4, 2018, Sasakawa USA hosted a lunch discussion with Mine The Gap co-founders, Kristin Haffert and Jessica Grounds to discuss their takeaways from their recent trip to Tokyo, where they shared best practices in training women to run for political office. This policy lunch event was moderated by Sasakawa USA Research Assistant Darah Phillip.
Jim Schoff joined Dr. Sayuri Romei, Sasakawa USA Fellow for Security and Foreign Affairs, and a group of two dozen policy experts for a November 14 policy lunch discussion on the impact of U.S. political turmoil on Japan’s foreign policy.
On October 25, 2018, Sasakawa USA hosted the Honorable Sharon Burke, Senior Advisor and Director of the Research Security Program at New America, at a luncheon to discuss her recently published paper “Strength Through Peace: Japan in the 21st Century Competitive Sphere.” The luncheon was held as part of Sasakawa USA’s Alumni Program and the paper is a culmination of Burke’s research from her travels to Japan in February 2018 for Sasakawa USA’s In-Depth Alumni Research Trip.
The Global America Business Institute, Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA, and Heritage Foundation will host a panel discussion, “Multinational Nuclear Supplier Partnerships within the OECD: Ensuring Relevance and Competitiveness in the Global Nuclear Power Market,” on October 10, 2018. The event will be held at the Heritage Center and will conclude with lunch.