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KIMURA, Motoko


Visiting Lecturer, Hitotsubashi ICS


ļ½„Foundation Week (Emergency Preparedness) ļ½„Japanese Culture

Visiting Terms

Term 1
KIMURA, Motoko
Motoko Kimura received her BA in Policy Science from Keio University. Previously, she worked for the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) on research projects and development policies focused on reconstruction and peace building through ODA (Official Development Assistance) in post-conflict countries. Subsequently, Ms Kimura became a professional teacher of Japanese language and culture, teaching students from many countries as well as supporting asylum seekers set-up their lives in Japan. In the wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011, she founded the not-for-profit organization WaNavi Japan to support international residents in Japan and raise funds for the disaster-victims in Tohoku. As WaNavi Japan's Founder and Executive Director, she continues to provide various services that empower international residents to be able to live comfortably and confidently in Japan