U.S. elections, TPP, U.S.-Japan alliance management take forefront at Third Annual Security Forum

Author: By Zachary Shaykin

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

More than five hundred registrants joined Sasakawa USA at the Willard Hotel in Washington for the Third Annual Security Forum. The Forum featured American and Japanese security, foreign policy and economic experts from both countries and included seven panel discussion on such topics as U.S.-Japan defense policy, regional security threats, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the U.S.

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Third Annual Security Forum: American and Japanese Interests and the Future of the Alliance

Date: May 6, 2016

Sasakawa USA brought together key security experts and officials for its Third Annual Security Conference. Building upon the success of previous security forums, this event focused on the new U.S.-Japan Defense guidelines, Japan’s recently passed security legislation, and the future of the U.S.-Japan alliance.

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True Stories from Japan: From a college whim to a lifelong passion

Categories: Sasakawa USA Alumni, Sasakawa USA Blog, True Stories from Japan

Although the way in which I was introduced to Japanese did not seem too deep at the time, my relationship with Japan has informed almost every aspect of how I live my life now. I’m optimistic about the future of the U.S.-Japan relationship, and I think Sasakawa USA is one of the vehicles that is going to help take that relationship to a new level.

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Students strengthen language skills through J-Live Talk

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

Students broadening their global horizons by studying Japanese had the opportunity to prove their talent and further their goals November 8 at the final round of the newly launched J-Live Talk at George Washington University. Co-sponsored by The Japanese Program and The Language Center at GWU with support from organizations including Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA,

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J-Live Talk 2015

Date: November 8, 2015

Sasakawa USA supported a TED-talk style, college-level Japanese language speech contest organized by The Language Center and the Japanese Program in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at The George Washington University. Sasakawa USA is happy to have been one of the sponsors of the 2015 J-Live Talk, the first Japanese language speech contest of its kind in the United States.

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