President’s Reception in Tokyo
International House President & CEO, Calvin Sims invites you to join fellow alumni and friends at the Tokyo America Club on Tuesday, 2 April 2019 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM.
Following an I-House update from President Calvin Sims, we will be joined by special guests Motoko Rich, Tokyo bureau chief for the New York Times, and I-House alumnus, Kosuke Takahashi, Tokyo correspondent of IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly. Kosuke will interview Motoko as they discuss how as journalists, they interpret Japan to and for the world in their reporting.
Light food and beverage will be provided. Guests are welcome. Business dress code. Kindly RSVP online or by email to Julie Pape at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, 22 March.
For questions contact Julie Pape in the Alumni Relations Office at email@example.com.
Special Guest Speakers:
Motoko Rich, Tokyo bureau chief, New York Times
Motoko Rich is Tokyo bureau chief for The New York Times. She has been a reporter with The Times since 2003, and has covered real estate, publishing, economics and education. She started her journalism career at The Financial Times in London and worked at The Wall Street Journal for six years in Atlanta and New York before arriving at The Times. Ms. Rich, who grew up in New Jersey, Tokyo and Northern California, is a graduate of Yale University and Cambridge University.
Kosuke Takahashi, Tokyo correspondent of IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly
Kosuke Takahashi is a journalist. He is Tokyo correspondent of IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly. He worked for The Asahi Shimbun, Bloomberg News, WSJ Japan, Huffington Post Japan editor in chief and Thomson Reuters. Born in 1968, Takahashi is a graduate of Columbia University’s J-School and SIPA.