Atsuko Toko Fish

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Atsuko Toko Fish "recently retired as a U.S.-Japan cross cultural communication consultant – providing local and international clients with cultural sensitivity practices. Today, Fish focuses her time and energy on international social change for women through the promotion of female leadership and empowerment. Fish serves as Chairman of the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence – a non-profit organization, which seeks to prevent domestic violence and empower self-sufficiency in Asian women. She is a co-founder of HANDS – a Japanese non-profit organization that strengthens public health systems and advocacy initiatives between Japan and developing countries. In addition, she is a co-founder of the “Japanese Women Leadership Initiative” program. Prior to forming her consulting practice, Fish served as a consultant to Governor Michael Dukakis and served on Governor William Weld’s Asian American Commission for which she was recognized with the Governor’s New American Appreciation Award. For her efforts in the corporate, cultural and civic arena, Fish has received the YWCA Academy of Women Achievers Award, the Humanitarian Award from the National Conference for Community and Justice, the “Pearl Award for Human Service” from Bay Cove Human Services and the humanitarian award from United Way. She was recently inducted into new Asian American Commission of Massachusetts. Fish received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo, Japan and has pursued additional studies in foreign policy and the role of non-profit organization through Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. Fish and her husband, Larry, have three children. Panel: Asian American Women and Globalization." [1]

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