La Habana, Cuba

Nima since 2016

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Francys Ponce de Leon Arakawa is a Mechanical Engineer, she is working as Executive Assistant in Sojitz Corporation Havana Office, she is Quality and Environment Master.
She is sansei, her grandparents emigrated to Cuba in 1928 from Kumamoto.
In 2012 she participated in training in Japan by JICA and had experiences that have contributed to participate more actively in the Cuba's community nikkei. She wants an exchange with Nikkei communities in other countries and to have experiences of future work and organization in her country.

Nikkei interests

  • community history
  • family stories
  • festival/matsuri
  • Japanese/Nikkei food
  • Japantowns
  • taiko
  • nihongo lessons

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