On Tuesday, March 14, Florida International University invited Ken Okaniwa, Consul General of Miami; David Woodward, Executive Director of the Southeast U.S./Japan Association; and Deborah Grant, Director of Development at USJC to talk about ongoing projects designed to strengthen the Florida-Japan and U.S.-Japan relationship.
(L-R) Mr. Fuentes, Juan-Carlos del Valle, Executive Director of Development at FIU, Ms. Grant and Pedro Botta, Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives at FIU
FIU is poised to expand its East Asian Studies Department (housed at the Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs), with a special focus on Japan. A special thanks to Council Leader Jose Fuentes (Attorney-at-Law at Becker & Poliakoff LLC), who supported the event.