Rumi Sakamoto is an Administrative Assistant at UNU-IAS.
She provides general administrative support at the UNU-IAS Operating Unit Ishikawa/Kanazawa (OUIK).
Ms. Sakamoto graduated from Shizuoka University with a BA in Language and Literature. Prior to joining UNU-IAS, she worked at an international exchange foundation in Ishikawa Prefecture, overseeing exchange programs between foreign and Japanese residents. She has also worked as an administrator at Kanazawa University and as a UNESCO Creative City focal point for Kanazawa City, supporting the implementation of artist-in-residence programs and assisting in the organization of international conferences. Inspired by her experience in international exchange projects, Ms. Sakamoto’s interests focus on culture and its contribution to sustainable development.