On March 14, 2018, Sasakawa USA held its Annual Dinner with Friends and Alumni, featuring a keynote speech from Manny Manriquez, the General Director of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc (JAMA) Washington Office, and a special preview into the research of the three participants of Sasakawa USA’s In-Depth Alumni Research Trip.
Date: March 23, 2017
Sasakawa USA held its Second Annual Alumni Reunion on Thursday, March 23 in Washington, D.C. for members of Sasakawa USA’s Japan Alumni Program. The dinner served as an opportunity for alumni to re-connect with Japan and to re-engage on current issues in U.S.-Japan relations.
Date: January 12, 2017
Sasakawa USA hosted a private dinner discussion exclusively for our alumni featuring Mr. Yasushi Kudo, President of The Genron NPO.
Author: Christa Desrets
On the surface, dining out in Japan is not an inherently stressful experience. But on this particular night, a vocabulary mishap paired with the anxiety of meeting my new host family for the first time made for a memorable evening.
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Author: Juliane Doscher
Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog
On October 11, Sasakawa USA gathered with 18 alumni of our programs at Rural Society for a private alumni networking dinner. The dinner provided alumni with the opportunity to re-connect and broaden their social networks with those who have been involved with Sasakawa USA in the past.