Webinar | Consul-General of Japan Kayoko Fukushima IBC Global Update | Jun 25

 

IBC Global Update Webinar

“Consul-General of Japan in Nashville Kayoko Fukushima”

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 10:30-11:30 a.m. CST

Hon. Kayoko Fukushima, Consul-General of Japan


You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 10:30-11:30 a.m. CST

IBC Global Update Webinar with Consul-General of Japan in Nashville, Ms. Kayoko Fukushima

Thursday, June 25 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. CST

The Nashville Chamber’s International Business Council in partnership with Baker Donelson invite you to a Global Update Webinar featuring Consul-General of Japan in Nashville Kayoko Fukushima. The Consul General will offer updates on Japan’s response to COVID-19, the US-Japan business relationship and more.

Consul-General Fukushima assumed her post as Consul-General of Japan in Nashville in December 2019. This is her third diplomatic assignment in the U.S.; she received a Master of Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University in 1985 and served at the Consulate-General of Japan in New York (1993-1996). The Consul- General has extensive experience working with the United Nations. She served as a Program Officer at the United Nations University (2003-2006) and as the founding Director of the UN Women Japan Liaison Office (2015-2017), both based in Tokyo.

Consul-General Fukushima joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA) in 1981 after receiving a Bachelor of English Literature from Sophia University. She has held a variety of posts at MOFA headquarters in Tokyo, most recently serving as Director of Diplomatic Archives (2017-2019). Prior to that, she held several posts in the Minister’s Secretariat, including as Senior Coordinator of the Public Diplomacy Strategy Division (2014-2015) as well as Assistant Chief of Protocol (2011-2013). She served overseas at the Embassy of Japan in Ireland (1985-1988) and the Embassy of Japan in Thailand (2006-2008).
Consul-General Fukushima is married with two adult daughters.

The event is in partnership with the TN World Affairs Council and Center for International Business at Belmont. Moderating the event will be IBC advisory board member John Scannapieco.

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