Alumni Program

Sasakawa USA has a rich history of bringing people together who share a passion for and interest in the U.S.-Japan relationship. Students, professionals, and policy makers who have participated in one of our ongoing programs make up our alumni.


Alumni Newsletter Archive

Take a look at our past Sasakawa USA alumni newsletters for a look at news, events, programs, and more:

January 2020
September 2019
June 2019
• March 2019
December 2018
September 2018
June 2018
March 2018
• December 2017
September 2017
June 2017
February 2017
November 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
May 2015

Alumni Programs

Alumni Dialogue Roundtables

Sasakawa USA hosts regular roundtable and networking events for alumni of the foundation’s programs. These events provide a forum at which alumni can engage one-on-one with featured experts and speakers on in-depth topics related to U.S.-Japan relations.

Annual Alumni Reunion

Sasakawa USA’s annual alumni reunion provides alumni with the opportunity to re-connect and broaden their social networks with those who have been involved with Sasakawa USA in the past. The annual event is designed to facilitate discussion on and promote a better understanding of U.S.-Japan relations and the Asia-Pacific region as a whole.

Sasakawa USA/USJETAA Grants for JETAA Chapters & Sub-Chapters

Sasakawa USA is pleased to partner with the US Japan Exchange & Teaching Programme Alumni Association (JETAA) to offer a mini-grant program. Through this initiative, small grants are awarded to JETAA Chapters and Subchapters in the U.S. to fund innovative activities that engage JET alumni in their communities and promote understanding and friendship between the U.S. and Japan.

Sasakawa USA In-Depth Alumni Research Trip

The Sasakawa USA In-Depth Research Trip provides selected alumni with an opportunity to return to Japan for a deeper understanding of common challenges in the U.S.-Japan relationship and build on the knowledge they gained from their initial delegation trip to Japan.