Category: Alumni Voices

Alumni Voices

Alumni Voices: Mohammad Muquit

Mohammad Muquit is a former MEXT scholar from Bangladesh. He studied at the University of Tohoku in Sendai and then moved to Tokyo to work in R&D for Sony. He…

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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…

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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…

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Alumni Voices: Kiri McLaughlin

Kiri McLaughlin is among the first three Americans to receive the MEXT scholarship for undergraduate students. After completing her studies in Sociology at the University of Tokyo, Kiri positioned herself…

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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…

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Alumni Voices: Fernando Palacio

Fernando Palacio is an Argentinean MEXT alumnus, who is currently working as a senior lecturer at Kyoto University at the International Strategy Office. He shared his journey to Japan, his…

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Alumni Voices: Ganesh Pandian

Namasivayam Ganesh Pandian is a MEXT alumnus who is currently working as a Junior Associate Professor and Principal Investigator at Kyoto University. I had the pleasure to interview him and…

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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…

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Alumni Voices: Cesar Diez

Cesar Antonio Diez Pachas is the second Peruvian to receive the MEXT scholarship for the undergraduate program and the first one to receive the scholarship from the Nitori International Scholarship…

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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…