Category: Commmunity

Farewell Interview with Consul General Asako Okai

One of the greatest assets I gained here in Vancouver is to get to know how to work with people on the ground. I was serving in headquarters and capitals. In this environment, you know the people you engage with. You expect a certain knowledge level from your counterparts, whether they’re in government or are diplomats. So it was the first time to work with ‘Real People’, citizens who live and DO NOT think like diplomats.