On September 18, 2019, Dr. Satu Limaye, VP and Executive Director, East-West Center in Washington, spoke to a public audience in St. Paul, Minnesota, about the Japan-Minnesota relationship, and why the U.S.-Japan alliance matters for Minnesotans, through showcasing the East-West Center in Washington’s Japan Matters for America project.
On September 18, 2019, as part of The Alliance Working in America Series, Sasakawa USA held a panel discussion in Minneapolis, Minnesota, featuring Wendy Cutler as the keynote speaker. The event was in partnership with Global Minnesota, and was off-the-record except for the keynote address.
On September 6, Sasakawa USA, the U.S. Department of State, the Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta, and the Georgia Institute of Technology co-hosted a luncheon panel discussion at Atlanta’s Historic Academy of Medicine to explore how Japanese and U.S. firms, state and local authorities, and educational institutions can work together to train and develop Georgia’s workforce. Panelists addressed Georgia’s future workforce needs, approaches to workforce development, and opportunities for stakeholder collaboration.
From March 1 through March 2, 2018, Sasakawa USA led a delegation of foreign policy and trade experts to Portland, Oregon, to conduct the second installment in its The Alliance Working in America (TAWA) series. To highlight the depth and breadth of U.S.-Japan security, trade and cultural relations and how they are represented in Oregon, the delegation participated in a number of events in partnership with local organizations
On March 1, Sasakawa USA co-hosted a public panel discussion in Portland, Oregon, to explore the depth and breadth of U.S.-Japan ties and the benefits these ties bring to the United States at the national and regional levels.