Sarajean Rossitto

Nationality: American
Time Living in Japan: More than 20 years
Employer(s): Self-employed
Current Job Title: Nonprofit NGO Consultant
Area(s) of Expertise: Nonprofit Sector Development
Education: Masters of International Affairs, Columbia University, Human Rghts in East Asia
Publications Featured In: ACCJ Journal, Being A Broad Magazine, The Japan Times, HESO Magazine, Metropolis Magazine, Polish Social Science Journal
Favorite Thing About Living in Japan: Fresh local veggies and cooking and eating with my husband!
Favorite Place to Visit in Japan: The beach in Kanagawa

BIO: Sarajean is a Tokyo-based consultant providing project event and training program coordination, facilitation and advisory services for nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, international organizations and corporations to better tackle social needs.

東京をベースに活動するNPO (非営利団体)とNGO(非政府組織)のコンサルタント
NPO・NGOの活動、プロジェクト及び組織運営のための支援・アドバイス、さらに人材育成やスキル向上のための研修を企画・運営しています。また、NPO・とNGO、大学、国際機関、企業等のためにプロジェクト、イベント、研修プログラムを開発したり、社会的ニーズにより良く対応するための様々なサービスを提供しています.

Recently Published Work
December 2016: From challenge to opportunity: Japanese non-profit organizations harness post-3.11 civic engagement in Educating for Sustainability in Japan: Fostering resilient communities after the triple disaster, Singer, J. et al. Eds. Routledge Publishers.

May 2015: Bridging the Grassroots: A Study about the Influence of ARI on Rural Leaders.
草の根の架け:農村リーダーにおける、アジア学院の研修効果に関する調査
(English and Japanese editions) The Asian Rural Institute (ARI).

November 2014: Servant leadership training: changing communities from the grassroots. Pp. 225~234; Bridging the Grassroots: Education programming promoting agents of social change. Pp 215-224; Conference proceedings, 7th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation.

Fall 2009 & 2011: FEW Community Service Directory, FEW (For Empowering Women in Japan).

Spring 2004 NPO: 法制定の過程とその重要性 (The significance of the NPO Law development) 草の根活動をつなぐ:なゼグロバルに考え、ロカルに協働する必要があるのか?(Bridging the grassroots: Why it’s important to think globally while acting locally) in プロとしてNPO働く、関わる (Working and committing oneself professionally to nonprofit organizations), Published by Japan-US Community Education and Exchange, JUCEE. Shinpusha Publications.