TOMODACHI-Mitsui & Co. Leadership Program
The TOMODACHI Initiative has selected both the U.S. and Japanese delegations each consisting of ten exceptional individuals from the business and government sectors!
The U.S. Delegation will travel to Japan from July 26-August 3 visiting Tokyo and Hiroshima, and the Japan Delegation will head to the United States from September 8-16 traveling to Seattle and Washington D.C. The TOMODACHI-Mitsui & Co. Leadership Program will provide outstanding young leaders from both countries with unique access to key leaders committed to U.S.-Japan relations. In addition, it will provide an opportunity to broaden their perspectives in hopes that it will inspire and motivate the next generation of young American and Japanese leaders to become active in further strengthening U.S.-Japan relations.
This bicultural experience provides outstanding young leaders with unique access to leaders in the U.S.-Japan arena and an opportunity to broaden their perspectives to enhance the work or initiatives in their professional fields. It is designed to inspire and motivate the next generation of young American and Japanese leaders to be active in U.S.-Japan relations.
Generously funded by Mitsui & Co., Ltd., participants will represent broad geographic diversity through different target cities each year with a target age range of 35 and younger. Delegates will be leaders, active in their respective fields, and committed to addressing local, regional, or global community concerns.
Ten Japanese from both business and government sectors were selected to travel to Seattle, Washington and Washington, D.C. from September 8 – 16.
Ten Americans from both business and government sectors have been selected to travel to Tokyo and Hiroshima, Japan from July 26 – August 3.