The OIST Foundation to Host Webinar to Give Update on COVID-19

COVID-19 Science Update Webinar Thursday, February 11 at 7:00 p.m. EST Live via Zoom Admission: Free The OIST Foundation and OIST provide an update on SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, by four leading scientists at OIST (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology) who have spent the last year engaged in research on various aspects of the virus. The panelists will highlight scientific progress and … Continue reading The OIST Foundation to Host Webinar to Give Update on COVID-19

Local Journalist Pays Tribute to Corky Lee

It is devastating that we had to add an iconic friend of the community to the staggering list of more than 440 thousand Americans who have died of COVID-19. Corky Lee, 73, passed away on Wednesday, January 27 after a brief battle with the unforgiving virus. A Queens native, Young Kwok “Corky” Lee was a photojournalist, storyteller, activist, and champion of equality for Asian Americans. … Continue reading Local Journalist Pays Tribute to Corky Lee

Working from Home After COVID-19

When the lockdown was in its early stages, JapanCultureNYC collaborated with Yvonne Burton of Burton Consulting International on a series of articles to help you adjust to working from home. (Click here to read the 16 articles posted from April 2 through May 6.) New York entered Phase 2 on June 22, and many workers are now easing their way back into their offices. But … Continue reading Working from Home After COVID-19

Japan America Society of Southern California Turns to New York-Based Leaders for Work-From-Home Environments

Mindful Ways to Work from Home: A Blueprint for Your Space and Soul for Focus Amidst COVID-19 Wednesday, June 24 from 1:00 pm until 2:00 p.m. Virtual Webinar hosted by the Japan America Society of Southern California Suggested Donation: $25 Do you work from home? Are you happy, healthy, and productive there? The New Normal of our work environment involves flexible workplaces, including work-from-home. Companies … Continue reading Japan America Society of Southern California Turns to New York-Based Leaders for Work-From-Home Environments

Ivan Ramen to Appear in U.S.-Japan Council Webinar

Culinary Exchange & Serving Communities During a Crisis Tuesday, June 23 from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Live Via Zoom Admission: Free (Suggested donation: $25) Sharing a meal is an age-old act of bonding and fellowship, and sharing cuisine across borders serves as a way to connect communities and cultures. The U.S.-Japan Council presents this webinar, which will feature two world-class chefs and restaurateurs who … Continue reading Ivan Ramen to Appear in U.S.-Japan Council Webinar