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

Kanto Bonenkai 2019

Our Kanto region Bonenkai (End-of-year party) for 2019 was held on December 14th, organized by the Kanto Regional Committee. Over 20 scholars and alumni gathered at a delicious shabu-shabu restaurant in Shibuya.  Attendees enjoyed a buffet-style shabu-shabu (always considerate for dietary and cultural inclusivity) while conversing about life in Kanto, school-related topics, as well as professional chit-chat. … Continue reading Kanto Bonenkai 2019

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

MSA Kanto – Okutama Rafting vol 2

On Saturday September 28th, the MSA Kanto team organized its second rafting trip at Okutama! Click here to read all about our first rafting trip! As always, part of our activities and events focus in bringing our community members together, and occasionally out of Tokyo, to try exciting and exhilarating experiences! The MSA is continuously … Continue reading MSA Kanto – Okutama Rafting vol 2