May 3

Event: Tomodachi-Mitsui & Co. Leadership Program – Friday May 10th deadline

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The TOMODACHI Initiative is now accepting applications for the 2013 TOMODACHI-Mitsui & Co. Leadership Program!

TOMODACHI is seeking twenty outstanding young American and Japanese professionals from the business and government sectors to participate in the TOMODACHI-Mitsui & Co. Leadership Program. This program is designed to inspire and motivate the next generation of young American and Japanese leaders to be active in U.S.-Japan relations.

– This program is NOT open to students.

– This program is for people already in the workforce under age 35.

– DEADLINE TO APPLY IS FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2013. Interested applicants should apply immediately.

– Applicants do not necessarily need experience living in Japan or speaking Japanese.

– People who work in tourism, government, education, high-tech –basically any industry field is open – are encouraged to apply.

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.

The U.S. delegation will travel to Japan July 26-August 3 and the Japan delegation to the United States September 8-16. 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.

To apply, go to

Also, questions about the program should be addressed to Noriko Litwin ( ) or Wesley Stockstill ( ).

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