- Study Abroad
Atsuko Yamada earned a B.A. in English and American literature from Jissen Women’s University in Tokyo. Her favorite American author is Alice Walker. While she was in college, she studied abroad for a year at the University of California in Santa Barbara. Before joining CIEE, Atsuko was an advisor for Japanese students wanting to study abroad at universities in the United States and other English speaking countries. With over 10 years of experience working in the study abroad field, she is a valuable member of the Tokyo team.