Alumni Voices: Gustavo Dore – There’s more life than working for a big corporation

Gustavo Dore originated in Juiz de Fora, a city in the Southeast of Brazil. Currently, he is an entrepreneur based in Tokyo. Dore came to Japan on the MEXT scholarship and got a Master's degree from Keio University (Media Arts and Design). He shared with us the path that he took; from getting a Bachelor's … Continue reading Alumni Voices: Gustavo Dore – There’s more life than working for a big corporation

Alumni Voices: SoftBank planner Sourabh Maiti

SoftBank planner Sourabh Maiti kindly sat down for an interview with MEXT Scholars Association, conducted by Nattanon Tharachai, on June 24th, 2019 at a cafe in Tokyo. Sourabh came to Japan in 2007 after growing up in India. He studied at the intensive Japanese language program at the Center for Japanese Language and Culture (CJLC), … Continue reading Alumni Voices: SoftBank planner Sourabh Maiti

Alumni Voices: Data-driven maker Sau Yee Chan

Data-driven maker Sau Yee Chan kindly sat down for an interview with MEXT Scholars Association, conducted by Nattanon Tharachai, on June 17th, 2019 in Tokyo. Sau Yee came to Japan in 2011 after growing up in Hong Kong and spending 6 years in Singaporean middle school and high school. She studied intensive Japanese program at … Continue reading Alumni Voices: Data-driven maker Sau Yee Chan

Alumni Voices: Meet Philip Nguyen, an entrepreneur scholar

Philip graduated from UCLA in Earth and Environmental Science and continued to a Master's and PhD program at Kyoto University under the MEXT scholarship program via university recommendation. Currently, he is the CEO and Co-founder of Gochiso – a platform that connects nonprofits, restaurants, and users to enable donations through every meal at no extra … Continue reading Alumni Voices: Meet Philip Nguyen, an entrepreneur scholar

Alumni Voices: In conversation with Arianne Dumayas

Arianne Dumayas firmly believes that Japan is a land of opportunities if you are open to explore different possibilities. With this outlook, she was able to finish her studies and secure an academic position in Japan. Arianne is originally from the Philippines and came to Japan as a MEXT Scholar in 2008. She currently works … Continue reading Alumni Voices: In conversation with Arianne Dumayas