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Japan Business Reinvention: Technology Anchors of Global Supply Chains

Japan Business Reinvention: Technology Anchors of Global Supply Chains

August 26 @ 4:30 pm
Over the past two decades, Japan’s leading manufacturing firms have made a quiet transformation, away from mass-producing household brand names and towards global leadership in deep-tech, highly advanced materials and components. While this has made them less visible to the...
Book Talk with Kathy Matsui

Womenomics Pioneer Kathy Matsui Discusses Her New Book “How to Nurture Female Employees”

September 9 @ 5:00 pm
English Program The Japan Society of Northern California is pleased to welcome our longtime friend, Kathy Matsui, vice chair of Goldman Sachs Japan, to speak on her new book “How to Nurture Female Employees.”  Over 20 years ago, Ms. Matsui...
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Japanese Lessons

We offer Japanese language classes at various
levels throughout the Bay Area.


33rd Gala Photo Collage

34th “Award of Honor” Gala

For more than 100 years, the Japan Society of Northern California has fostered collaboration and understanding between the United States and Japan by providing Northern Californians with a range of language, cultural and business programming and opportunities for fellowship.

Innovation Awards

The Society’s vision is to energize the creativity, imagination and actions of individuals, businesses and academics – in both the U.S. and Japan – through creating distinctive dialogues and programs that broadly publicize and encourage “best in class” Japan – U.S. innovation and entrepreneurship.


Tweets in English

Fall Language Open House and Summer Wrap-up Party 🎉

Learn about Japan Society's language program and meet new and current language students! - https://mailchi.mp/usajapan/language_venue-1119872

Our board member, @MichiKaifu, just published a new book: “Silicon Valley’s Money Making” (written in Japanese). The book starts with how Christopher Columbus raised funds and moves into what the tech’s current source of money is, based on historical analysis. (1/2)


Next week, the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings will be upon us. Join over 40 cities in Sister Cities International's U.S.-Japan Sister Cities Bell Ringing Project to celebrate the peace we have built together through citizen diplomacy!#USJapanBells https://sistercities.org/2020/07/15/u-s-japan-sister-cities-bell-ringing-75-years-of-peace-since-hiroshima-nagasaki/

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Tweets in Japanese


Innovation Awardsの全日程を無事終了することができました。初のオンラインの試みでしたが、大きなテクニカルエラーもなく、涙あり、笑あり、 経営者たちの熱い思いを聞くことができ、大袈裟でなく感動しました。みなさまのサポート、深く感謝いたします。

Happy July 4th! I hope you have a great 4th (or at least as good as it can be without fireworks, hotdogs or picnics). 在NY日本国総領事館 山野内総領事・大使のジミーヘンドリックスバージョンのアメリカ国家星条旗、超最高です!

rchen 😷@rchen

Ambassador Yamanouchi from @JapanCons_NY shreds!

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