USJC Associate and Emerging Leaders Program alumna (2014) Mio Yamamoto was featured in Japan Today for her leadership in social entrepreneurship in Japan. Ms. Yamamoto, along with two co-founders, started the NPO World In Tohoku (WIT) following the Great East Japan Earthquake. Click here or on the image below to learn more about her and WIT!
Congratulations to Member of the USJC Board of Councilors John Onoda (Senior Consultant, FleishmanHillard International Communications) for being inducted into PRWeek's Hall of Fame! The Hall of Fame recognizes "those who have made outstanding contributions to the development of the communications industry." Mr. Onoda was one of six leaders chosen this year. See PRWeek's video about his work and accomplishments here or by clicking on the screenshot below (Mr. Onoda is the fifth individual from the top).
Laura Winthrop Abbot featured in the Other Side of Service
Former USJC Senior Vice President Laura Winthrop Abbot was featured in a series of videos by The Other Side of Service, a nonprofit for military spouses. Just six weeks after she relocated to Japan with her military spouse, the Great East Japan Earthquake struck. Click here or on the photo above to hear Laura talk about her involvement with recovery efforts in the Tohoku region and the TOMODACHI Initiative.