Eva (Jung Ho) Lee became Queen's second recipient of the Japan-Canada Kakehashi Project for 2022. Eva is a fourth year student in Computer Science and took JAPN 100 and JAPN 200 throughout her studies at Queen's. Eva will be a Teaching Assistant for JAPN 200 course in 2021-2022 academic year. She won the first prize in the intermediate category in Ottawa Speech Contest in February and  at the National Contest in March.

Congratulations to the successful candidate!

The Kakehashi Project is a youth exchange program established by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. The objectives of the Kakehashi Project are:

  • To promote mutual trust and understanding among the people of Japan and Canada, building a basis for future friendship and cooperation;
  • To increase global understanding of Japan's economy, society, history, diverse culture, politics and foreign policy;
  • To spark greater engagement between the youth of Japan and Canada, and inspire young leaders and scholars to contribute to the development of Japan and Canada's diplomatic, cultural and economic relationships;
  • To broaden the network of interest in Japan as a destination for travel, study and work using social media, word of mouth and other grassroots outlets for communication.

More about the project: https://www.asiapacific.ca/education/kakehashi-project

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