Global Student Peer Roundtable
Japan Institute for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship (JSIE) supports fostering global talent, and offers global networking opportunities for young professionals, with an emphasis on helping women and minorities realize their greatest potential.
The 3rd Global Student Peer Roundtable Discussion on January 16, 2021 (DC time)
Date: Sunday Jan. 17, 2020 10:00-11:30 am (Japan time)
Saturday Jan. 16, 2020 8:00-9:30 pm (DC time)
Theme: “What is an effective way to learn?”
At this roundtable discussion, we would like to exchange opinions on effective learning methods. While at classrooms or summer camps, you may have experienced classes that are excitedly interesting or boring to death. Why is that? There may be various reasons such as the teacher’s personality, organization of the lesson, teaching materials, the structure of the textbook, the subject itself, scoring method, and so on. What kind of approaches are highly effective for you to learn? If you are passive, how can you actively participate or turn the classes into interesting one? We would like to share everyone’s experience and think about such things together.
Facilitator: Dr. Fumiko Sasaki (JSIE Director)
Eligibility: 9-12 graders
Capacity: 24 (first-come first-serve-basis)
Language: Japanese/English bilingual
Tool: Zoom or Teams
Fee: Free of Charge
Application Deadline: Jan. 12, 2021 or when capacity is filled.
Please state your email address, name, school, grade, your self-introduction, and language capability.
Past Global Student Peer Roundtable
We are experiencing many changes as we face COVID-19 crisis. It is inevitable that we need to adjust our lifestyles to co-exists with COVID-19, and new lifestyle will be our new normal. It is great challenge that we adapt new ways of doing things, but at the same time it is a great opportunity for innovation. We will be sharing tips and new challenges we have been practicing every day and think about differences in different society in the US and Japan.
Facilitator：Fumiko Sasaki, JSIE Director from NY
2nd Global Student Peer Roundtable “What is a Leader? ~ thinking on the occasion of the change of Japanese prime minister and the upcoming US presidential election”
Date: Saturday Sep. 19, 2020 9:00-10:30 pm (DC time)
Students from the US, Canada, and Japan exchanged views under the theme of “What is a Leader?”
Facilitator: Hiromi Murakami (JSIE Representative)
JSIE is also providing “Global Career Series” to provide online education to junior and high school students who will be expected to pave their way through their future in the global world. It is an interactive educational program where participants can learn about professional work and experience from the people who are globally active in various fields and study-abroad life from the students studying at overseas universities, and also ask the speakers questions directly. This gives participants not only the opportunity to think about their future life planning but also vital knowledge that may help to navigate future global career. You will need zoom environment. For more details, please click the button below.