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TWC (The Washington Center) Building the TOMODACHI Generation Engaging U.S. and Japanese University Students in Social Problem-Solving

The Washington Center (TWC) and the USJI are co-sponsors for Building the TOMODACHI Generation (BTG) , a two week program aimed at U.S. and Japanese university students which utilizes continuous communication amongst participants as a vehicle for learning about leadership theory, the role of civil society and other topics. The USJI has started this program since FY2013, selected and sent around 12 outstanding students from sponsoring universities, and TWC has selected 9 participants from U.S. universities.

2017-2018

BTG program 2017-18 was held in Washington D.C. from February 17th to March 5th where 12 Japanese students from USJI affiliated Universities together with 9 American students had group presentations.
On the last day of the program, Japanese students successfully gave presentations for donators.

-2017-2018 BTG program-

●February 17th Networking Reception

●March 2nd Group Project Presentations

●March 5th Project Presentations for donator

Apply now for the Building the Tomodachi Generation Program 2017
*We have already closed accepting applications this year.
Kyushu University Kyoto University Keio University Sophia University University of Tsukuba
The University of Tokyo Doshisha University Ritsumeikan University Waseda University

Past

BTG Project Presentation -Register now!-
Presentations by international teams of Japanese and American participants of the BTG will be held on March 3,Friday, 2017 at The Washington Center.

Schedule February 14 to 26, 2016 BTG Program Overview and Structure

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