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

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.
(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.