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College Women's Association of Japan
Welcome to CWAJ!
The College Women's Association of Japan (CWAJ) is a not-for-profit volunteer organization of Japanese and non-Japanese women interested in education, cross-cultural exchange, and friendship. Offering opportunities for women from all over the world to share unique cultural experiences with their Japanese peers, CWAJ provides a long-term link with Japan as well as the immediate benefits of a wide range of activities in and around Tokyo.You will find more information in our About Us section.
2014 Autumn Cultural Program
The Wonderful World of Washoku 
October 31, 2014
CWAJ invites you to enjoy a lecture and lunch at Ryotei Kinsui, a Sukiya-style Japanese restaurant looking out over the garden at Hotel Chinzanso. The program includes an introductory lecture by Dr. Yoshiki Tsuji and a walk in the famous gardens. 
Washoku Yoshiki Tsuji
kaiseki ryori Dr. Yoshiki Tsuji 
Declared as an Intangible heritage by UNESCO, Washoku is a social practice based on a set of skills, knowledge, practice and traditions related to the production, processing, preparation and consumption of food. It is associated with an essential spirit of respect for nature that is closely related to the sustainable use of natural resource.
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For further information on the program and the guest speaker, please click

CWAJ in News

CWAJ continues to make a splash in the Print media world!! Tokyo Weekender, an English language magazine, published a great article on CWAJ with focus on our Scholarship activities and the Print show.
To read this article, click here.
A wonderful article in the Japan Times on May 20 featured CWAJ and our 2014 Scholars. Many thanks to everyone who volunteered at the Press Conference before the luncheon!
To read the article, click here.

You can make a difference by making a donation  (ご寄附) to support CWAJ's Scholarships and
on-going Fukushima Relief Projects.

To CWAJ Scholarship top page   CWAJ奨学金トップページへ 

Upcoming & Ongoing Events/Activities 
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PEP Kids in Fukushima
Asobijutsu in Fukushima
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 Adventures of Ai
Adventures of Ai
Ceramics group trip
Kamakura Hiking
June 2014 Good-by Hiking in Kamakura
  • Luncheon:  Next luncheon is November 12, Wednesday, at the Tokyo American Club in Azabudai.
    What did you miss at our luncheon in October? Look here for the past luncheon report.

  • Education Program in Fukushima: On July 20, the English program for children in Fukushima was piloted in a fun program at PEP KIDS in Koriyama.

  • The Donation/Sponsorship Campaign is well underway!                                                                                                                 
  • Adventures of Ai: This summer, the Board endorsed a proposal to have College Women's Association of Japan (CWAJ) listed as a Charity for The Adventures of Ai project. For further information, please click here.

  • Scholarship: 2014 CWAJ scholars were introduced during the May Luncheonn
    Click here for 2014 Scholars' profiles. 2014年度CWAJ奨学生生
    here for a slideshow of CWAJ Scholars Now, 1972-2012.
    Click hereto the Scholarship Committee page for more (members only)   
  • MOODSWINGS @ Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation held on June 3, 2014

    (For a glimpse of information available to CWAJ Members, click here.)