Investing in the Future: Initiative helps foster young leaders to strengthen US–Japan relations

The TOMODACHI Initiative is a public-private partnership that invests in the next generation of Japanese and American leaders through educational and cultural exchanges as well as entrepreneurship and leadership programs.

It is led by the United States Embassy in Tokyo and non-profit educational organization the U.S.–Japan Council (USJC). Further, it is supported by the government of Japan, corporations, organizations, and individuals from the United States and Japan.

The ACCJ Journal spoke to Irene Hirano Inouye, president of the U.S.–Japan Council, about her involvement in the program.

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