TOMODACHI Generation Summit 2019
Meet 発見・Merge 交流・Move 動力
Tokyo, Japan | September 8, 2019
The 2019 TOMODACHI Generation Summit is a yearly event that brings together all TOMODACHI Alumni from across different regions, both domestic and international, from different industries and sectors – government, business, academia and nonprofit – to discuss the current status and the future of U.S.-Japan relations, how the next generation can prepare and contribute this future together, and to celebrate the impact of the TOMODACHI Initiative on our lives.
This Summit will be planned and executed by a core committee of seven alumni with engagement from various alumni as speakers, workshop facilitators, volunteers, and regional representatives; thus making the Summit a signature program of the TOMODACHI Alumni Leadership Program that is created by alumni, for alumni.
The 2019 TOMODACHI Summit will be held at Showa Women’s University with support from Temple University in Tokyo, Japan on September 8, 2019. More details will follow.
Date: Sunday, September 8, 2019
Language: English and Japanese
Registration Information: Will be available soon.
TOMODACHI Generation Summit 2018
On September 9, 2018, nearly 300 TOMODACHI alumni (past program participants), guests, and supporters gathered at Showa Women’s University for the TOMODACHI Generation Summit 2018, under the theme Meet, Move, Merge. The day-long event was comprised of multiple formats including plenaries, TED style talks, breakout sessions, and workshops. This event created by alumni, for alumni, is a core feature of the TOMODACHI Alumni Leadership Program. The TOMODACHI Summit is made possible through generous support by The Prudential. Read More>>
TOMODACHI Generation Summit 2017
On September 10, the TOMODACHI Generation Summit 2017 was held at Showa Women’s University, gathering over 270 Japanese and American TOMODACHI alumni (past program participants), guests and supporters. This year, the Summit was held for the second time since 2015, and was planned and executed entirely by the alumni. The Summit commenced with opening remarks by Mr. Dennis Y. Teranishi, Chairman of the Board of Directors, U.S.-Japan Council, and Ms. Mariko Bando, Sept NL TOMO Summit 1Chancellor of Showa Women’s University, who kindly agreed to offer the venue for the Summit.
The TOMODACHI Generation Summit 2017 was held with generous support from The Prudential Foundation. Read More>>
TOMODACHI Generation Summit 2015
The first ever TOMODACHI Generation Summit was launched at Sophia University in Tokyo on November 8, 2015. This inaugural summit brought together approximately 140 university students and young professionals from the United States and Japan who are alumni of various TOMODACHI programs, including cultural exchange, homestay, and leadership programs.
TOMODACHI Generation Summit was made possible by the generous support of The Prudential Foundation, which sponsors the TOMODACHI Alumni Leadership Program. Special thanks to Delta Airlines for contributing complimentary flights to several of the American participants. Read More>>