Episode 126

Naming and Claiming Your Space with Michele Fujii

I love a story of someone finding their way in Japan! Michele Fujii came back to Japan with her husband and found a job, one day realising that although it was a nice job, she really wanted to extend herself and so she started doing just that. If you are wanting to make the most of living in Japan and want to know “how”, then Michele’s story might be just what you need to spark some inspiration for you to take control of your life in Japan. 

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In this episode you’ll hear:

  • How Michele came to be in Japan 
  • The Tale of Genji and how that sparked Michele’s journey of self development
  • The surprising thing that happened at work for Michele when she started taking control of her own career
  • What’s next for Michele! 

Links of things mentioned in this episode:

Michele’s landing page: https://subscribepage.io/6YOWE1#


About Michele:

Michele holds a master’s degree in Japanese Language and Culture from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her research areas of interest are transculturation and the internationalization of universities and vocational schools in Japan. She has worked as a freelance translator, a Japanese-language textbook editor in Boston, and an English teacher in Shiga Prefecture with the JET Program from 2010 to 2013. Currently, she promotes the Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) Initiative at Kansai University’s Institute for Innovative Global Education, facilitating U.S.-Japan relations between higher education institutions.

Connect with Michele:

LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/fujiimichele/

Medium  https://medium.com/@michele-fujii

Connect with Jayne:

PodLaunch with Jayne: https://www.jaynenakata.com/podcastconsulting

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