Position Announcement: Program Assistant The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, a non-profit that promotes understanding and cooperation between Asia and the United States, seeks a full-time Program Assistant for its Washington, DC office. The ideal candidate will...
For a program overview and further details, please visit: Maureen Mansfield Women's Empowerment Series: Trilateral Youth Empowerment Program. Deadline The application must be completed and emailed to the Mansfield Foundation no later than 11:59 p.m. (U.S. Eastern...
Deadline to apply: December 4, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. EST The “Mansfield Next Generation of U.S.-Japan Nuclear Policy Experts” training program aims to nurture a new generation of Japanese and American nuclear experts who will contribute to the strengthening of...
From October 18-20, the Mansfield Foundation was proud to host an in-person meeting of the U.S.-Japan Space Forum in Japan. This private forum culminated in a public on the afternoon of October 20. More information on this symposium, "Applying Space Tech to Maritime...
Public Event: Building a Cyber Workforce Through the U.S.-Japan Alliance
Join the Mansfield Foundation and a group of experts from the United States and Japan on Tuesday, December 13 from 2-4pm JST on University of Tokyo Hongō Campus to explore how the two nations can build human capital in the field of cybersecurity by utilizing the...
On February 9, 2022, the Mansfield Foundation convened a roundtable discussion with Prof. Gilbert Rozman (Princeton University) and Prof. Yoko Iwama (GRIPS), who explored Japan's role in the Ukrainian crisis and its possible consequences on the future of the...
GRIPS-Mansfield Foundation Online Seminar: “What everyone needs to know about Intellectual Property Law”
Speaker: Fred Carl (Mansfield Fellow), Attorney Advisor – Trademarks, Tm Classification Policy & Practice, United States Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. Department of Commerce Moderator: Jun SUZUKI, Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies...
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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 >>