Nobuko Sasae - Conference Interpreter
Against the backdrop of evolving social institutions over the last 100 years, I will explore the role women have played in Japanese society through reflection on the lives of my grandmother, my mother, and myself
Nobuko Sasae works as a conference interpreter and currently resides in Washington, D.C. along with her husband, Kenichiro Sasae, the present Ambassador of Japan to the United States. As a graduate of Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo from their College of Literature, Department of English, Mrs. Sasae went on to receive a Masters of Education from the University of Pennsylvania. Mrs. Sasae’s work as a high level conference interpreter has taken her all around the world, most recently to the East Asia Summit in Cambodia, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Annual Meeting in Tokyo, the Nikkei Future of Asia and the APEC Ministerial Meeting in Japan, the COP 10 meeting in Nagoya, and the World Economic Forum in China, to name only a few.