The writers from ten different international backgrounds bring their questions to the world from their own perspectives.
Born in Beppu City. I have been working to revitalize the local area by promoting tourism and urban development. In my second year of college, I studied in San Francisco, California. I visited the headquarters of GAFAM, one of the world's top IT companies, to visit their offices and interview local employees. I'm currently working on company website development, blogging, and developing a community-based takeout app.
With the dream of becoming an international strategic manager, I am majoring in Strategic Management and Organization at my university, with a consideration of comprehending multicultural society and looking forward to doing business with a sustainable environment. I have participated in circle; promoting Thai culture with international students and circle that voluntarily teaches English to Japanese students.
I am currently a member of the Student Press Association team at my university that writes blogs/articles about university life, which are shared on the student's website. I am also currently freelancing as a travel journalist on Wakuwaku.
After studying abroad in Australia and Canada, I have worked as a representative of an educational support group for children in poverty. I am currently a member of an organization that supports exchange students and the supporter of the futsal club at my university.
I was born and raised in Tokyo, and I'm a Beppu lover! I have been a Girl Scout, studied abroad in the US, and interned at a UN agency. I started a student organization (Instagram: @equal.apu) to promote the idea of gender equality at the end of 2019 and am currently working on one of my university's selection projects.
Serving as the project manager at a technical schooI-IMEPOL, located in Mozambique as well acting as the content writer for Global Business Leaders at my university
I am currently a member of Yossha-Koi (traditional dance circle) in my university and like to take photos, play musical instruments and travel around Japan.
I worked as a department leader for an organization that supports exchange students at my university and participated in international exchanges. I also joined an eco-awareness club. Off campus, I interned at an international education company.
I am currently working on starting a weekly food preparation and delivery service. the service will cater to people. in Beppu to start with, deliver fresh homemade food for the week every Sunday. My aim is to make healthy home cooked affordable and accessible, while giving people the opportunity to explore flavours from different parts of the world.
I have traveled all over Japan from Hokkaido, Sapporo to Kumamoto. It's my mission to visit nearly everything worth visiting in Japan! Next stop: Kagoshima.
Currently working on a project called This is Me by student organization where we celebrate inclusivity in all forms- especially, the different cultures, backgrounds that we see on campus. We hope to create a musical show to highlight these like the movie The Greatest Showman.
As a Touji girl, I am currently promoting a lifestyle with Touji. I also work as a graphic designer, illustrator, logo maker and exhibition producer.
While getting my cook's license in high school, I got interested in the functionality of microorganisms in food. Meanwhile, I went to university with a dream to plan a product that will be loved by many people in the future.Currently, I am majoring in fermented foods. Listening to Japanese music, rock and techno-pop has become a daily habit as my hobby.
Volunteering for an online platform in Bangladesh that is working on talking about feminism, inclusitivity and acceptance
After working for a film company and a major advertising agency, I am currently working as a local planner. Based in Beppu and Koenji, I'm involved in local planning, production and community management. My hobbies are surfing and researching bath bombs.
After working for a telecommunication company and a venture capital firm, I am currently working as a coordinator. I love to travel so much that I would like to travel the whole world. I have visited about 53 countries so far. As a psychologist and disaster prevention specialist, I also provide consultation for local communities.
It's been four years since I came to Beppu from Kanagawa Prefecture to go to college! I am currently doing job hunting. Through traveling and working abroad as an intern, I have been fascinated by many countries and cities around the world, but no matter where I go, I feel most at home in Beppu, a city full of nature and diversity.