Michinori: Journey of Life

This podcast, Michinori, explores how individuals have ended up doing what they do and the journey behind it. We will explore the passion/motivation behind each person’s story and explore whether this was something they had always planned to do or if it was something that they found along their voyage in life. For youths and young entrepreneurs to find out how one can achieve the jobs they want or learn about the challenges they may face pursuing their dreams.

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Episode 7 | Alex Okuda-Rayfuse

Thursday Sep 28, 2023

Thursday Sep 28, 2023

Alex is a yonsei on his mother’s side. The son of former Ottawa Japanese Community Association (OJCA) president Sachiko Okuda, and grandson of NJCCA founding member Hiroshi Okuda, Alex grew up as an active member of the Ottawa Japanese community.
Alex studied at Queen’s University in Kingston, where he earned a BA (Hons) in History with a minor in Philosophy. Upon his return to Ottawa, Alex helped plan social activities for the 2017 NAJC Annual General Meeting and Conference. The experience of interacting with Nikkei leaders from other provinces and territories led him to join the board of the OJCA and the NAJC Young Leaders Committee (YLC).
With the OJCA, Alex has served as the lead organizer of the OJCA-Ottawa Japanese Cultural Centre (OJCC) Mochitsuki and is the editor of the Ottawa Japanese Activities Guide. With the YLC, Alex has helped oversee the Young Leaders Fund grant program and plan various events and initiatives to engage and connect young Nikkei from across Canada.
Alex currently works for Elections Canada, coordinating planning activities and supporting election administrators across the country. In his free time, he enjoys playing hockey, soccer, and various creative pursuits.
Alex is proud to continue a family tradition of community involvement. He looks forward to engaging with young Nikkei from across Canada, and working to share, honour and preserve the stories and legacies of the Japanese Canadian community.

Listen to his journey in this episode.
Episode Music Credits:
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Episode 7 | Teaser

Thursday Sep 28, 2023

Thursday Sep 28, 2023

This Thursday, the 7th episode of Michinori will be launched featuring Alex Okuda-Rayfuse.He is a volunteer with @ojca_ojcc and @najc_national, assisting & leading the communication work in these incredible Japanese-Canadian organizations.Listen to how he got involved and why volunteering for the Japanese Canadian community is important to him this Thursday, September 28th!

Episode 6 | Alex Hobby

Thursday Sep 07, 2023

Thursday Sep 07, 2023

Alex is a dynamic podcaster with an insatiable curiosity for the world's diverse hobbies.
As the host of a popular podcast, he engages with individuals from across the globe, providing a platform for them to share their unique passions.
Beyond the microphone, Alex is also an aspiring board game designer, delving into the realm of game creation for the very first time, blending his love for storytelling and creativity to craft captivating gaming experiences. 
Listen to his journey in this episode.
Episode Music Credits:
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Michinori: Journey of Life

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to find your calling?

Do you have a dream that you’re scared of pursuing?

Or maybe you’re just curious about people’s career and life journey.

If any of those apply to you, this is the podcast series for you.

Introducing Michinori: Journey of Life,
where people from various fields share how they ended up where they are now.

From photographers to entrepreneurs,
we will take you on a voyage each unlike any other.

Buckle up and get ready to venture along those who have found their passion.

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