Overview

The Next Generation of Leadership.
The TOMODACHI Generation.

TOMODACHI Alumni Leadership Program

The TOMODACHI Alumni Leadership Program builds upon the initial TOMODACHI experience to inspire and empower the young people of Japan and America, giving them the experiences, skills, and confidence to achieve their dreams and contribute to a better world. We offer the alumni community, which consists of over 5,600 participants of 216 programs aging from 14 to 40 years old, with a range of opportunities to engage and inspire one another to build strong, enduring relationships.
The TOMODACHI Alumni Leadership Program is made possible with the generous support of The Prudential Foundation.

About the TOMODACHI Initiative

The TOMODACHI Initiative is a public-private partnership between the U.S.-Japan Council and the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, with support from the Government of Japan. Born out of support for Japan’s recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake, TOMODACHI invests in the next generation of Japanese and American leaders through educational and cultural exchanges as well as leadership programs. The initiative seeks to foster a “TOMODACHI Generation” of young American and Japanese leaders who are committed to and engaged in strengthening U.S.-Japan relations, appreciate each other’s countries and cultures, and possess the global skills and mindsets needed to contribute to and thrive in a more cooperative, prosperous, and secure world.
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Steps of Alumni Engagement

Four Core Values of Alumni Engagement

TOMODACHI Generation At A Glance

As of December 2016, there are 5,700+ TOMODACHI alumni
who have participated in over 210 TOMODACHI programs.

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