Visiting Researcher, Showa Women’s University
Graduated from Hitotsubashi University in 1997 with B.A. in Law. Staff writer, Nikkei Business Publications (1997-2013). Fulbright Visiting Scholar at University of Michigan (2006-2007). Freelance Journalist since 2014. MBA at Hitotsubashi Univ (2018). Visiting Researcher at Showa Women’s University and University of Tokyo. Advisor for WAW! (international women’s conference organized by the Japanese government); Committee member of promoting gender equality at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (5th Term); Board member of Japanese Organization for International Cooperation in Family Planning (JOICFP), a Japan-based international NGO active in the field of population, and sexual and reproductive health and rights; and Councilor, Japan Association for Working Women. Author of books about working couples and gender mainstreaming of corporate communication strategies.