National J-Link Directory

Below are JET alumni representing different fields, companies and groups ready to connect with you! This directory will be available until September 1st, 2021. Members are listed in alphabetical order by last name.

If you would like to be listed, please check our information page.

Here are some of the industries represented by our J-Link members:
International Exchange/International Education, Language Services (Translation / Interpretation), Higher Education Administration, Entrepreneur, U.S. – Japan Nonprofit, Government/Foreign Service, Business / Corporation, Media, Cultural Groups and more!

Note: Those National J-Link Members with an ( * ) after their JETAA chapter, attended the Industry Networking Happy Hour on 9/26.

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Photo of Amelia Hagen (She/Her)
ALT, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, 2008-2013 Swiss IM&H

Business Info

Ms. Amelia Hagen is the Entrepreneurship and Business Development Manager at Swiss IM&H in Lucerne, Switzerland. In this capacity, she works on creating and curating entrepreneurial initiatives, developing online curriculum, and connecting others virtually and in person to promote collaboration.

Categories: Academia, Hospitality, PNWJETAA, Think Tank, Tourism
Updated 8 months ago. Return to top.
Photo of Izumi Hansen (She/Her)
Office for Astronomy Outreach (Mitaka, JP)

Business Info

Izumi is a science communicator specializing in astronomy. Her passion to help people engage with science has led her to work in journalism, informal education, and public relations. to the public. She is currently the Assistant Outreach Coordinator for the IAU/NAOJ Office for Astronomy Outreach in Mitaka, Japan.

Categories: Non-profit, Science Outreach, Writing
Updated 8 months ago. Return to top.

Business Info

Mr. Ryan Hata is currently the Events Program Manager at The Jerome A. Chazen Institute part of Columbia University’s Business School. He currently manages the visiting scholars program, which includes the Lulu Chow Wang Senior Visiting Scholars program. He also runs high profile speaker events such as the Sir Gordon Wu Forum and the Nand and Jeet Khemka Forum.

Categories: Academia, International Education, International Exchange, JETAANY, Think Tank
Updated 8 months ago. Return to top.

Business Info

H2D Architecture + Design is a full service architecture and design firm founded in 2006 by Heidi Helgeson. The firm’s mission is to work as a team with our clients, listening and developing their objectives and visions into beautiful architecture. Whether we are working on a small remodel, new custom home, addition, multi-family dwelling, or a small commercial space, our focus is on architectural detail, budget feasibility, and incorporating environmentally friendly materials and methods.

Categories: Architecture, Entrepreneur, PNWJETAA
Updated 8 months ago. Return to top.

Business Info

Kirsten holds 20 years of experience in strategic storytelling, individual coaching, and leadership training. From Fortune 500 CEOs to Mary J. Blige to students who survived the great tsunami in Japan, Kirsten thrives on working with people at the intersection of leadership, empathy, healing, and humor. She designs and executes storytelling strategies and leadership trainings using improv comedy and nonviolent communication.

Categories: Entrepreneur, JETAANY
Updated 8 months ago. Return to top.

Business Info

Michael works for the Consular Office of Japan in Anchorage, which is a branch of the Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle. Some of his duties include coordinating the Consular Office’s Facebook account and school outreach program.

Categories: Foreign Service, Government, JETAA Alaska
Updated 8 months ago. Return to top.

[T-YEAR] indicates the J-Link Member was hired, decided to continue to pursue an advanced degree or started their own business as a result of attending a Transitions event in the year indicated!