Kana Takagi joined the U.S.-Japan Council in 2016 as a staff member of the U.S.-Japan Council and the TOMODACHI Initiative. She currently serves as Program & Development Coordinator in the Tokyo office. She helps to provide administrative and operational support for programs implemented and managed by the TOMODACHI Initiative. Previously, she served as Administrative Assistant and Alumni Coordinator. She is an alumna of two TOMODACHI programs: the TOMODACHI MetLife Women’s Leadership Program and Building the TOMODACHI Generation. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from Keio University, Tokyo.