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Japanese Jazz: A New Era of Innovative Jazz Artists and Musicians

March 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Musical performances by Toshiko Akiyoshi, Hiromi, Stomu Takeishi, and The Ruins showcase how Japanese jazz has been adopted and transformed in the modern age.

China’s One Belt One Road Initiative: Steamroller or Paper Tiger? What Japan and the US are Doing to Compete

April 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Matthew Goodman (CSIS), Sean Creehan (FRB), and Larry Greenwood (JSNC) answer key questions and discuss how the U.S. and Japan will act in response to China's One Belt One Road Initiative.

Annual General Members Meeting

April 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Meet our Board, staff, and other members at the Annual General Members Meeting. Wine and sake samples will be provided, so come mingle and drink with us!

YPG Dinner at Izakaya Roku #2

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
JSNC’s Young Professionals Group is hosting its second Dinner & Drinks Event at Izakaya Roku!

Connecting Japan and the US Through Innovation: Why do startups target global markets?

April 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
TOKYO EVENT // Three startup founders discuss their experiences working between Japan and Silicon Valley and what drives founders to look at global markets early.

CES2019 and Strata Data (Data/AI) | Japanese Program (日本語プログラム)

April 10 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Michi Kaifu, Chika Watanabe, and Zak Murase review and discuss CES and Strata Data's 2019 conference sessions. Language: Japanese
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Japanese Lessons

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



31st “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

TOMORROW! @InterMusicSF's Cory Combs hosts, with musical performances by #ToshikoAkiyoshi, #StomuTakeishi and #TheRuins 🎶🎷🎸

Will we ever see a figure skater ⛸️ land a quintuple jump?

Watch episode one of 'Is It Possible?', featuring Shoma Uno 🇯🇵: https://t.co/FPy10qwL7D

#StartYourImpossible @ToyotaMotorCorp #WorldFigure

OK, sorry for bragging but my new book in Japanese (co-authored with @chomado) is out today. It's hit #1 in its category and #27 among all books on Amazon Japan. It's a manga for Japanese on how to work with non-Japanese colleagues. https://t.co/aetokiWS6F

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Tweets in Japanese

4/4 は年次総会開催!会員限定のイベントですが、今からでもメンバーにご加入いただけます。https://t.co/p3Fg7px7cs

日本語クラスをホストしていただいているGigster, バイリンガル(日本語英語)のエンジニアを募集しています。詳しくはこちら! https://t.co/JXXgi41du8

私の初めて書いた本 #マンガでわかる外国人との働き方 (ロッシェルさんとの共著)の

本はこちら! (Amazon):https://t.co/p5DGBzGGFy

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