アラムナイ イベント Thunderbird Alumni Events for 2020



Christmas Party /First Tuesday: Dec 1st Tuesday,2020




First Tuesday: Nov 3rd Tuesday,2020


Thanksgiving Dinner:


October: TBU

First Tuesday: Oct 6th Tuesday,2020



September: TBU

First Tuesday: Sep 1st Tuesday,2020




First Tuesday: August 4th Tuesday,2020




First Tuesday:: July 7 th Tuesday,2020



June: June “ZOOM” First Tuesday

DATE: June 5th Tuesday,2020

TIME: 19:00-21:00 JST (You can enter or exit any time during a call.)

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Meeting name: Japan Chapter June First Tuesday


May: May “ZOOM” First Tuesday

Since we didn’t have a chance to catch up recently, we would like to hold our May FT “ via a Zoom” call on May 5th for Japan Chapter.
Please join us by pouring a glass of your favorite drinks and snacks!
We would like to casually catch up on each other’s lives and talk about “What our new normal looks like after the coronavirus pandemic?” and more….

If you don’t have your zoom account, please create an account by the below link before joining a call. (Sign up free.)

DATE: May 5th Tuesday

TIME: 19:00-21:00 JST (You can enter or exit any time during a call.)

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Meeting name: Japan Chapter May First Tuesday


April: NO First Tuesday due to COVID-19

March: NO First Tuesday due to COVID-19


DATE: 2/4 (Tue), 2020 Start: 19:00~
Location: Bistro Vino
Address: 東京都港区六本木6-6-9 ピラミデビル 1F
Piramide Building 1F, 6-6-9 Roppongi, Minato-ku Tokyo




Please join Thunderbird Tokyo Chapter “Christmas Party” at The Prince Park Tower Tokyo with a spectacular panorama view.
Mr.Takahiro Ito ( ’03) has arranged a special Christmas party plan for T-bird. Thank you very much, Ito san!

DATE: Friday, December 6th, 2019
TIME: 19:00~21:00
VENUE: The Prince Park Tower Tokyo 33F  “Sky Lunge Stellar”
ザ・プリンス パークタワー東京 33F スカイラウンジ ステラガーデン
ADDRESS: 〒105-8563 東京都港区芝公園4-8-1
4-8-1 Shiba Koen, Minato-ku, Tokyo




Thanksgiving Dinner:

Please join us for a Thanksgiving Feast!
We will hold “Thanksgiving Dinner” at the New Sanno Hotel (U.S. Naval Joint Services Activity) to celebrate Thanksgiving Day together.
Thank you so much for arranging a wonderful dinner, Ximena Goyzueta &Tim Pickett!

DATE: Thursday, November 28th, 2019
TIME: 17:30~
VENUE: ニュー山王ホテル New Sanno Hotel (U.S. Naval Joint Services Activity)
ADDRESS: 〒106-0047 東京都港区南麻布4丁目12-20
4-12-20, Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0047
TEL: 03- 3440-7871

First Friday:

We have canceled Oct FF due to the typhoon. So we will have November FF (Country: Cuba) at CAFE LA VIDA to enjoy authentic Cuban Cuisine together with T-birds!

DATE: Friday, November 8th, 2019 “Country: Cuba ”
TIME: 19:00~21:00
VENUE: CAFE LA VIDA (カフェ ラ ヴィーダ)
ADDRESS:東京都渋谷区広尾5-2-26 M2ビル広尾 B1F
Building Hiroo B1,5-2-16 M2, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
TEL: 03-3444-2525

October: NO First Friday due to Typhoon

September: Thunderbird Global Reunion Tokyo 2019


<TOKYO> Register for the Thunderbird Global Reunion
<KYOTO> Register for the Thunderbird Global Reunion Kyoto Extension
If you would like to join us for the optional extension to Kyoto on Sunday and Monday, please click the link above to register for the Kyoto portion of the reunion.


First Friday: August 2nd, 2019 “Country: Portugal ”

TIME: 19:00~21:00
VENUE: VILAMOURA 赤坂サカス店(ヴィラモウラ)
ADDRESS: 東京都港区赤坂5-3-1 赤坂Bizタワー1F
Akasaka Biz Tower 1F, 5-3-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
TEL: 03-5545-7735

Japanese only:


First Friday:
We will have July FF (Country: Brazil) at Gostoso to enjoy “Churrasco” with T-birds

DATE: Friday, July 5th, 2019 “Country: Brazil” 
TIME: 19:00~21:00
VENUE: 炭火シュラスコ ゴストーゾ “Gostoso”
ADDRESS:東京都港区六本木5-11-25 1F・B1F
5-11-25 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
TEL: 03-6434-0243


NO First Friday: since we are holding an academic seminar /dinner on May 31st, 2019 with Pro. Jeff Cunningham. 


<Academic Seminar>
Thunderbird Tokyo office academic seminar with 
Pro. Jeff Cunningham

DATE: 2019年5月31日(金)Friday, May 31st, 2019
TIME: 19:00~21:00 (受付開始 Registration starts:18:30)

LOCATION: 東郷記念館  饗の庭 (あえのにわ)TOGO- Kinenkan
〒150-0001 東京都渋谷区神宮前1-5-3  03-3403-1431
1-5-3 Jingu Mae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 03-3403-1431
(Japanese only) :


First Friday:“Country: India”
DATE: Friday, May 3rd, 2019 “Country: India”
TIME: 19:00~21:00
VENUE: サイーファ ケバブ アンド ビリヤニ SAHIFA KEBAB & BIRYANI
〒106-0032 東京都港区六本木4-11-8 フランセビル1F
Francais Building 1F, 4-11-8 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032


First Friday: “Country: China”
We will have April FF (Country: China ) to enjoy homemade “Gyoza” with T-birds in Azabu Juban DALIAN!

DATE: Friday, April 12th, 2019 “Country: China” 
TIME : 19:00~21:00
VENUE: 大連餃子基地ダリアンDALIAN ( Japanese only)
ADDRESS:〒106-0045 東京都港区麻布十番3-6-2 NS麻布十番ビル1F
NS Azabu Juban 1F, 3-6-2 Azabu Juban, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0013 TEL 03-3454-5848

● Welcome to Tokyo!
Mr. Kenneth Strange
Mr. Pierre Edelman
Ms. Nalisala Karn

● Welcome home!
Mr. Chiharu Charles Nishikawa
Mr. Hayato Hamada

March First Friday: “Country: U.S.A.”
DATE : Friday, March 8th, 2019 “Country: USA”

TIME : 19:00~21:00
VENUE : デビルクラフト浜松町
ADDRESS : 〒105-0013 東京都港区浜松町2-13-12ライズウェルビル1F
Risewell Bldg 1F, 2-13-12 Hamamatsucho, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0013 TEL 03-6435-8428
*JR Hamamatsucho St, 2 min walk from Kanasugibashi Exit (S5)  
COST: 6,000 yen per person including dinner and all you can drink

COST: 6,000 yen per person including dinner and drinks


● Welcome to Tokyo!
Mr. Alex Valentini from Beijing, China

February First Friday: “Country: Germany

DATE: Friday, Feb 8th, 2019
TIME: 19:00~22:00

VENUE: ベルンズバー Bernd’s bar Roppongi ~German draft Beer Restaurant~
ADDRESS: 〒106-0032東京都港区六本木5-18-1 ピュア六本木2F
Pure Roppongi Building 2F, 5-18-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo <Phone: 03-5563-9232>
COST: 6,000円(お食事+ドリンク フリーフロー: ドイツビールの他、ワインもご用意しています。)
6,000 yen per person including dinner and all you can drink


● Welcome to Tokyo!
Professor. Lindy Elkins-Tanton from Arizona, U.S.A.
Mr.Kazunari Yoshida from Kanzas, U.S.A.

Shinnen Kai -First Friday: “Country: Sapin
DATE: Friday, Jan 18th, 2019
TIME: 19:00~21:00
VENUE: スペイン料理&BAR アモール・デ・ガウディ 六本木店

Spanish BAR “amor de GAUDI” Roppongi



● Welcome to Tokyo!
Mr. Thomas, Christian and Sebastian Nowakowski from Australia
Mr. Gregory Newman from Myanmar
Mr. Minesh Pore from Hong Kong

Christmas Party -December First Friday with ASU-First Friday: on Dec 7th (Fri)
DATE: Friday, Dec 7th, 2018

TIME: 19:00~21:00
VENUE: BeBu  ANDAZ TOKYO ビブ アンダーズ東京


● Special Thanks to
Ms. Ximena Goyzueta Pickett: Thank you very much for arranging a lovely Thanksgiving Dinner for us
Mr. Takahiro Sato for helping with setting up Tokyo Reunion Facebook page

● Welcome to Tokyo!

Thanksgiving Dinner: on Nov 22nd (Thu) 
Date: Thursday, November 22nd, 2018
Time: 17:30-19:00
Venue: The New Sanno

First Friday: on Nov 2nd (Fri)
日付: 2018年11月2日(金)
時間: 19:00~21:00
場所: GinKhao California Thai ギン カーオ カフェ カリフォルニア タイ


● Welcome to Tokyo!
Ms. Ellen Touchstone from China
Mr. Ralf Renken from Germany
Ms. Shelley Flenniken from Chicago, U.S.A.
Mr. Knut Eriksen and Ms.Annette Eriksen from Huston, TX  U.S.A.
Mr. Rush Baker from N.Y. , U.S.A.
Ms. Kyoko Kent from L.A, U.S.A.
Ms. Hitomi Smith from Sillon Vally, U.S.A.
Mr. Igor Korganov from Thunderbird Moscow Office

● Special Thanks to

Ms. Chiaki Ono and Ms. Yasuko Sato for their big support at the event on Oct 1st
Mr. Rush Baker for arranging a courtesy visit to meet US Ambassador Hagerty

< Thunderbird x Academy Hills Special Seminar >
Title: Global Leadership for the Fourth Industrial Revolution
第四次産業革命(インダストリー4.0)時代に必要なグローバル リーダーシップとは?

Date:  Monday, Oct 1st, 2018
Time: 19:00~20:30 (受付開始 18:30)
Venue: 六本木アカデミーヒルズ オーディトリアム
〒106-0032 東京都港区六本木6-10-1 六本木ヒルズ 49階
Roppongi Hills 49F Roppongi Hills 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo


< Welcome Dinner with Dean Dr. Sanjeev Khagram>
Date:  Monday, Oct 1st, 2018
Time: 20:30~22:00
Venue: オービカ モッツァレラバー 六本木ヒルズ店


● Welcome to Tokyo!
Ms. Kristin Weikel from Huston, TX, U.S.A.

“Thunderbird × ASU” First Friday
We are going to have “Thunderbird and Arizona State University” jointed First Friday!

Date: Friday, September 7th, 2018
Time: 19:00-21:00
Venue: ラ エスキーナ LA ESQUINA, Ebisu

● Special Thanks to
Mr. Michael Grimm for a wonderful dinner in Phoenix with Japanese students

QS World MBA Tour- 東京MBAフェア

<Thank you very much for your help with our table! >
Mr. Daisuke Tajima
Mr. Takahiro Sato
Mr. Hiroki Saeki

2018年8月30日(木)に東京で開催されるMBAフェア【 QS World MBA Tour】 に参加致します。
Thunderbirdは、当日のセミナー トップバッター(16:30~ ) です。

Thunderbird will participate in the MBA fair “QS World MBA Tour- Tokyo” on August 30th, 2018.
The event runs from 16:00 ~ 21:30 and Thunderbird will be a first presenter for this event (16:30~)!

< QS World MBA Tour, Tokyo >

Date: 2018年8月30日(木) Thursday, 30th August 2018
Time: 16:00 – 21:30
Venue: ウェスティンホテル東京 Westin Tokyo
参加費無料 Admission free

“Hawaiian” First Friday
First Friday : on August 3rd @ on August 3rd @ ALOHA Table, Akasaka

First Friday: on July 6th @ ROPPONGI HOBGOBLIN

● Welcome to Tokyo!
Mr. Koji Goto from Dallas, Texas
Mr. Dan Usher from Atlanta, GA, U.S.A.
Mr. Grant McKeehan from Arizona, U.S.A.
Ms. Tomi Fujimura from San Jose, CA, U.S.A.
Mr. Shinya Ishihara and his family from N.Y. , U.S.A.
Ms. Julie Goodman (Thunderbird Engagement Council Member/President of the Dallas Chapter) from Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.

● Special Thanks to
Mr. Takahiro Sato for helping with our Facebook Page.


“Tokyo Office Opening” First Friday : on June 1st @ RIGOLETTO BAR AND GRILL (Roppongi)

We had approx 30 Alumni and friends and family.
We are really glad that we could celebrate Tokyo Office Opening together!

 ● Special Thanks to
Mr. Junichiro Arimatsu for the gift
Mr. Ted Fujita for beautiful flowers

● Welcome to Tokyo!
Ms. Stephanie Willard Worrell (18’) from Arizona, U.S.A.

< Thunderbird European Reunion Stockholm 2018: June 28-July 1 >
2018年6月28日から7月1日にかけて、ストックホルムにてEuropean Reunionが開催されました。約250名のアラムナイが25か国から集まり、大変素晴らしいイベントになりました!

*セレモニーの動画は、こちら: Click here for the movie

*イベントのレポートは、こちら: Click here for the digest


First Friday : on March 6th @ ROPPONGI HOBGOBLIN

● Welcome home!
Mr. Hiromi Yoshida from New York, U.S.A.

● Special Thanks to
Mr. Parker Andrus (18’) to bring many school goods from the U.S. for Tokyo office!


“Spring” First Friday : on April 6th @ KNOCK CUCINA BUONA ITALIANA Tokyo Midtown

● Welcome to Tokyo!
Mr. Mark Oliver and his family, U.S.A.

< Donor Appreciation Evening > on April 12th @ Balcony Restaurant & Bar

2017年度にThunderbird Japan Fundにご寄付をいただいた方々をご招待して、お食事会を開催させて頂きました。

当日は総勢23名の方にご参加いただき、アリゾナよりChief Engagement OfficerのPatrick McDermott氏も来日して、東京オフィスの今後の活用内容や、現地の最新情報を直接お伝えすることができました。大変賑やかな会になりました。

We invited those who donated last year the Donor Appreciation Evening last week on Thursday, April 12th.

On the day, a total of 23 people attended, Mr. Patrick McDermott, Chief Engagement Office from Arizona also attended, and we were able to inform about the use of Tokyo office and the latest information on the site directly.

● Welcome to Tokyo!
Mr. Andy Ogawa from Silicon Valley chapter, U.S.A.


First Friday : on March 2nd @ ROPPONGI HOBGOBLIN

アラムナイの皆さんに加え、春休み中の在校生がアリゾナ グレンデールから、さらに2名の入学予定者の方にもご参加頂き、とても良い会になりました。

March Tokyo First Friday was filled with guests with Alumni, current students from Arizona and two applicants!

● Welcome to Tokyo!
Mr. Abhishek Choudhary
Mr. Ted Leopold
Mr. Tyler Stringham

● Special Thanks to
Mr. Hayato Hamada to bring wonderful students to Japan from Arizona!


First Friday : on Feb 2nd @ ROPPONGI HOBGOBLIN

● Welcome to Tokyo!
Mr. Jimmy Masrin (Congratulations on completing the Tokyo marathon!)
Mr. Charlie LaFond (Congratulations on completing the Tokyo marathon!)


First Friday : on Jan 12th @ ROPPONGI HOBGOBLIN