Time Living in Japan: More than 20 years
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 Tokyo-based nonprofit NGO consultant, who facilitates workshops, seminars and projects aimed at developing skills, organizational capacity understanding of global issues and effective partnerships.
Recently Published Work
December 2016: From challenge to opportunity: Japanese non-profit organisations 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.
(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 programing 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.