Nanako is a passionate volunteer member of the Kyoto YWCA in Japan and has organized leadership workshops based on Rise Up! Leadership Guidebook by World YWCA so that school students can make informed decisions for their own lives. Her leadership skills have been developed by participating in leadership programs by YWCA, Ship for World Youth by the Cabinet Office of Japan, the Japanese Women Leadership Initiative Bootcamp by the Fish Family Foundation, and so on. Through various initiatives at local, national, and international levels, Nanako encourages women of all generations to showcase their leadership in their styles as she believes every person has the strength, worth, value, and power to be a transformative leader.
Chairperson of RW Welfare Society (RWWS)
President and founder of FEIM
Programs Facilitator at Resonate and Gender mainstreaming & resource moblisation at Global Youth Biodiversity Network-Rwanda.(GYBN), Resonate and GYBN
White Ribbon Alliance / What Women Want
Director, Center for Women's Research