Born and raised in Tokyo, Eiko Oguchi is undertaking a MA in Anthropology of Education at Aarhus University. She holds a deep passion in education, particularly education for children with disadvantaged backgrounds. To this end, she has worked and volunteered for a number of NGOs for immigrants and children of refugees in both Tokyo and Copenhagen. While working at an education NGO in Tokyo, she organized several workshops to raise awareness of pressing global issues such as inequality and mineral conflicts. During her studies, she conducted fieldwork at a charity center in London, which supports newly arrived youth. After graduation, Eiko plans to return to Japan to work at a youth center. In her spare time, she enjoys teaching cheerleading to children.
Updated May 2020