Category: Luncheon Programs

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

March Luncheon

Tweet Date: March 13, 2019Topic: Seeing Things in a Different LightSpeaker: Ms Kristin NewtonVenue: Tokyo American ClubTime: 11:30 Social Gathering   11:50 LuncheonFee: ¥5,000 members   ¥6,000 guestsRSVP by noon on 7 March 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.” —————————————————————————————— We draw badly because we try to draw what we think we see rather than what we actually see. Businesses often tackle a problem in the same way – by tackling what they think they see as the problem rather than carefully looking and analyzing what the real problem is. Drawing is nothing

February Luncheon

Tweet Date: February 13, 2019Topic: Let’s Boost all Para Sports Beyond 2020Speaker: Ms. Rui Sasaki, Japan Wheelchair Tennis Association (JWTA)Venue: Tokyo American ClubTime: 11:30 Social Gathering   11:50 LuncheonFee: ¥5,000 members   ¥6,000 guestsRSVP by noon on 7 February 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.” —————————————————————————————— Come learn about the history and spirit of the Paralympics, in particular through the eyes of wheelchair tennis. Since the age of three, first as an observer, then a volunteer and now as Deputy Director of Public Relations for the Japan Wheelchair Tennis Association, our speaker has

January Luncheon

Topic: The Tales of Ise: 100 Views of LoveSpeaker: Dr. Peter MacMillanDate: January 30, 2019 (Wednesday)Time: 11:30 Social Gathering   11:50 LuncheonVenue: Tokyo American ClubFee: ¥5,000 members   ¥6,000 guestsRSVP by noon on 24 January 2019 Go to Reservation Page Was it you who came to me, Or I who went to you? I cannot tell. Was I awake or sleeping? Was it real, or just a dream? Written by multiple authors over a period of approximately one hundred years, The Tales of Ise is one of the most famous and important works of Japanese literature. Consisting of 125 poem tales loosely based on the life of the hero, Narihira, a model lover of the Heian