On Thursday, November 19, Ms. Heather Foley welcomed distinguished guests to her home for a fundraiser in honor of her late husband, Ambassador Thomas S. Foley.
On Thursday, August 28th, the Mansfield Foundation convened the 9th meeting of the U.S.-Japan Space Forum to discuss the issue of orbital debris and how the United States and Japan can cooperate to ensure the sustainable use of space through scientific research and...
On Tuesday, August 25th, Mansfield Foundation President & CEO Frank Jannuzi was joined by Dr. Jennifer Lind of Dartmouth College and Dr. Jeffrey Hornung of the RAND Corporation for a discussion on Japan’s role in the rising U.S.-China rivalry. Dr. Lind’s provided...
On Tuesday, July 14th, the honorable Joaquin Castro (D-TX) joined our Corporate Friends for a discussion on the United States’ strategic priorities in East Asia. From managing our complex relationship with China to maintaining the United States’ prestige through...
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Mike Mansfield Fellowship Program
Established by the U.S. Congress in 1994 to build a corps of U.S. federal government employees with Japan expertise, each year the Mike Mansfield Fellowship Program places a select group of U.S. officials in postings in their Japanese counterpart agencies. With the selection of the twenty-third group of Fellows in 2018, more than 150 federal government officials have now entered the Mansfield Fellowship Program. VISIT SITE »
Strengthening Government & Expert Networks
U.S. success depends on understanding and collaborating with our partners in Asia, a region that, in Mike Mansfield’s words, “…is where our future lies.” The Foundation builds and sustains networks of elected leaders, researchers, and policy experts, networks that encourage cooperation on common interests and contribute to continued, constructive U.S. engagement in Asia. OUR WORK IN ACTION »
Advancing Policy Through Working Groups
By connecting people and their ideas the Foundation’s working groups contribute to solving problems and creating opportunities. By sustaining that engagement, these programs also lead to better policymaking. OUR AREAS OF FOCUS >>
Informing & Engaging Opinion Leaders
Mike Mansfield was known for his tendency to listen more than talk, and was highly respected for his sense of bipartisanship and integrity. These values guide the Foundation’s outreach to opinion leaders and the public through programs that provide informed and balanced perspectives on U.S.-Asia issues. LEARN MORE >>
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