The U.S.-Japan Council New England chapter is hosting a discussion about East Asia's Security Challenges and U.S.-Japan Relations by Dr. Shinju Fujihira, Executive Director of the Program on U.S.-Japan relations at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University.
In this talk, Dr. Fujihira will evaluate the U.S. and Japanese responses to East Asia's contemporary security challenges, paying particular attention to the impact of China's economic and military modernization. He will also discuss the distinctive and important role that the Japanese American and Asian American communities must play in East Asia's uncertain future.
A light lunch will be served. Photo ID is required for building security.
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The Japanese Women's Leadership Initiative is celebrating its 10th anniversary by hosting the Tokyo Summit "Women Leading Social Changes in Japan." JWLI is led by USJC Board Member Atsuko Fish. Among the speakers at this summit are USJC president Hirano Inouye and Council Leader Mari Kuraishi.
This summit will allow participants to
- Observe successful cases of social change in Japan achieved by women leaders
- Learn from the U.S experience: What is different from Japan? What is similar? What can be learned?
- Meet role models from Japan's social sector leaders and social entrepreneurs
- Explore obstacles for Japanese women leaders and how to overcome them