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2015 Executive Leadership Retreat

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the founding of JETAANC. Last year we celebrated our 20th anniversary as an incorporated nonprofit entity. In an effort to commemorate these important milestones, over 20 members from both the JETAANC Board and Executive Committee attended an executive leadership retreat on January 25th, 2015. The agenda for the

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JETAANC at the 2014 Conference on Diversity in International Affairs

Earlier this month, East Bay Co-Coordinator Ellison Weeks represented our chapter and the JET Program at the 2014 Conference on Diversity in International Affairs, held from April 4–5 in Washington, DC. This annual event, co-sponsored by the Global Access Pipeline (GAP) Consortium, the International Career Advancement Program (ICAP) and the Council on Foreign Relations, aims

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Read student essays from the 2013 JET Memorial Invitation Program!

Thanks to Japan Foundation, student essays from the 2013 JET Memorial Invitation Program are now available for reading!: http://www.jflalc.org/jle-jet-mip-13.html If you know a high school student who would be interested in applying to the 2014 program, the deadline is April 16, 2014. For more information, visit: http://www.jflalc.org/jle-jet-mip.html If you would like to help assist the

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JET Alumni Enjoy Keizai’s Shinnenkai Party

Good times and great networking at Keizai Society’s Shinnenkai Party! On January 31, JET alumni rubbed shoulders with local U.S.-Japan business leaders at the swanky affair at Palo Alto Hills Golf and Country Club. The night featured an inspiring keynote speech by Sony legend Nobuyuki Idei and a traditional Kagamiwari sake barrel breaking ceremony led by

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