Category: Luncheon Programs

March Luncheon Meeting

Tweet Date: 11 March 2020Topic: A Diversity of Experience in Japan – My Journey to Board Positions on Japanese CompaniesSpeaker: Ms. Jenifer Rogers Venue: Tokyo American ClubTime: 11:30 Social Gathering   11:50 LuncheonFee: ¥5,000 members   ¥6,000 guestsRSVP by noon on Thursday, 5 March 2020 <Reservation> CWAJ Members:  If you are a member of CWAJ, please go to the reservation site. Non-members:  If you are not a member of CWAJ, please contact at “membership@cwaj.org.” ————————————————————————————— Please join us to hear about our speaker’s professional journey with a Japanese foundation for success. Jenifer’s exposure to Japan began almost 40 years ago when she first came to Tokyo with her parents in 1981 as a student. In her first

February Luncheon Meeting

Tweet Date: 12 February 2020Topic: A Touch of Love from ShakespeareSpeaker: Stuart Varnam-Atkin Venue: Tokyo American ClubTime: 11:30 Social Gathering   11:50 LuncheonFee: ¥5,000 members   ¥6,000 guestsRSVP by noon on Thursday, 6 February 2020 <Reservation> CWAJ Members:  If you are a member of CWAJ, please go to the reservation site. Non-members:  If you are not a member of CWAJ, please contact at “membership@cwaj.org.” ————————————————————————————— Please join us for this wonderful opportunity to enjoy a presentation from a true Shakespearean expert who is also a media personality and a truly engaging speaker. Given his love of Shakespeare I am sure we will be fascinated by his knowledge and be entertained by his exploration of just some of

January Luncheon Meeting

Tweet Date: 22 January 2020Topic: An Instrumental Concert of Traditional Japanese Music to celebrate the New Year of the RatSpeaker: Mr. Yoshihiro Miyamoto Venue: Tokyo American ClubTime: 11:30 Social Gathering   11:50 LuncheonFee: ¥5,000 members   ¥6,000 guestsRSVP by noon on Thursday, 16 January 2020 <Reservation> CWAJ Members:  If you are a member of CWAJ, please go to the reservation site. Non-members:  If you are not a member of CWAJ, please contact at “membership@cwaj.org.” ————————————————————————————— Please join us for this wonderful opportunity to enjoy a spectacular traditional Japanese instrumental concert to help us celebrate the Year of the Rat and partake in the Japanese Joy of the New Year. The presenters are members of a world-famous family

December Luncheon Meeting

Tweet Date: 4th December 2019Topic: A choral concert to put us in the mood for Christmas and the New YearSpeaker: Koichi Mikami, STAG Acapella choir, Fujisawa Male Voice Choir Venue: Tokyo American ClubTime: 11:30 Social Gathering   11:50 LuncheonFee: ¥5,000 members   ¥6,000 guestsRSVP by noon on November 28, 2019 <Reservation> CWAJ Members:  If you are a member of CWAJ, please go to the reservation site. Non-members:  If you are not a member of CWAJ, please contact at “membership@cwaj.org.” ————————————————————————————— STAG is a 12-man Acapella choir, an offshoot of the full 60-man Fujisawa Male Voice Choir, named after its team song ‘Silver Threads Among the Gold’. Christmas concerts are now quite popular in Japan, from annual school

November Luncheon Meeting

Tweet Date: 6th Nobemober 2019Topic: A Personal Reflection – A new aristocrat to suit the contemporary sceneSpeaker: Lord Gregory Mostyn Venue: Tokyo American ClubTime: 11:30 Social Gathering   11:50 LuncheonFee: ¥5,000 members   ¥6,000 guestsRSVP by noon on October 31, 2019 <Reservation> CWAJ Members:  If you are a member of CWAJ, please go to the reservation site. Non-members:  If you are not a member of CWAJ, please contact at “membership@cwaj.org.” ————————————————————————————— Lord Mostyn is one of the youngest British Peers. He will give a very personal talk consisting of two parts – The first part will be the background of his aristocratic family’s more than 500-year history and the second part will essentially be about his own

October Luncheon Meeting

Tweet Date: 9th October 2019Topic: Art, Networking and Well-being: The powerful and energetic Finnish women artists at the Finnish artists’ coloniesSpeaker: Dr Anna-Maria Wiljanen, Director of The Finnish Institute in Japan Venue: Tokyo American ClubTime: 11:30 Social Gathering   11:50 LuncheonFee: ¥5,000 members   ¥6,000 guestsRSVP by noon on October 3, 2019 <Reservation> CWAJ Members:  If you are a member of CWAJ, please go to the reservation site. Non-members:  If you are not a member of CWAJ, please contact at “membership@cwaj.org.” ————————————————————————————— This presentation aims to focus on the art, lives and networks of the women artists at the Önningeby Artists’ colony and the Tuusulanjärvi Artists’ community, both located in Finland, at the end of the 19th

The Latest Programs You Can Sign-up (October)

Tweet Cultural Program CWAJ 70th CULTURAL PROGRAM Exploring Indonesia – Enjoy Music, Stories and Food Presenter: Ms Myra Junor, Indonesian journalistPerformers: Indha Putri, music trio As part of CWAJ’s 70th Anniversary year and outreach to the general public, we have an exciting Indonesian Cultural Program planned for 6 October 2019.   While October may be two months away, seats are limited to 120 people and filling up fast, so please reserve your tickets soon to guarantee your seat for the event.  Payments will need to be made at the September luncheon.   The program will start with a short talk on Indonesia by Myra Junor and presentation on the role of

The Latest Programs You Can Sign-up (September)

Tweet Cultural Program CWAJ 70th CULTURAL PROGRAM Exploring Indonesia – Enjoy Music, Stories and Food Presenter: Ms Myra Junor, Indonesian journalistPerformers: Indha Putri, music trio As part of CWAJ’s 70th Anniversary year and outreach to the general public, we have an exciting Indonesian Cultural Program planned for 6 October 2019.   While October may be two months away, seats are limited to 120 people and filling up fast, so please reserve your tickets soon to guarantee your seat for the event.  Payments will need to be made at the September luncheon.   The program will start with a short talk on Indonesia by Myra Junor and presentation on the role of

June Luncheon

Tweet Date: June 12, 2019Topic:  Lumina Learning Global Partner Japan Speaker:  Elizabeth HandoverVenue: Toko American ClubTime: 11:30 Social Gathering   11:50 LuncheonFee: ¥5,000 members   ¥6,000 guestsRSVP by noon on June 6, 2019 <Reservation> CWAJ Members:  If you are a member of CWAJ, please go to the reservation site. Non-members:  If you are not a member of CWAJ, please contact at “membership@cwaj.org.” ————————————————————————————— Elizabeth Handover is the Lumina Learning
Japan Partner and President. An extensive
career in theatre performance, teaching and learning & development underpins her expertise in leadership development. Elizabeth has had the opportunity to gain experience and expertise in the field of female leadership. Passionate about empowering women, she has come to work increasingly with

April Luncheon

Tweet Date: April 10th, 2019Topic: Difficulties are Inevitable but Suffering is Optional: Thinking BIIG and Not SMALSpeaker: Kenneth K. TanakaVenue: Tokyo American ClubTime: 11:30 Social Gathering   11:50 LuncheonFee: ¥5,000 members   ¥6,000 guestsRSVP by noon on April 4th, 2019 <Reservation> CWAJ Members:  If you are a member of CWAJ, please go to the reservation site. Non-members:  If you are not a member of CWAJ, please contact at “membership@cwaj.org.” ————————————————————————————— Many people think of religion as a way to minimize difficulties or avoid the bad things that happen to them. So, they petition for things to go their way or pray that difficulties won’t come their way. If such petitions and prayers work as they claim, I