Intercultural Educator and Trainer

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Yuko has been working in the field of cross-cultural training and consulting since 1985, both in Japan and in the U.S., helping business people develop effective cross-cultural communication skills. Yuko also conducts relocation programs for expatriate executives and their families to facilitate their cross-cultural transitions. Her client list includes Intel, Texas Instruments, Toshiba and Kodak, among many others.

Born in Japan, Yuko lived and worked in the U.S. for over 18 years. She holds an M.A. in cross-cultural communication and a Japanese Language Teacher's Certificate authorized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology. Since 2006 Yuko has been living in Tokyo and working at an international school, where she teaches students from around the world. Yuko also collaborated with Dianne to produce Shinrai: Building Trusting Relationships with Japanese Colleagues.

Co-author of Cultural Detective Japan

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Upcoming Webinars

  • Cross-Cultural Effectiveness: Cultural Detective Online Demonstration

    When:Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM (PST)Hosted By:Cultural Detective Online EventsJoin us in events to build cross-cultural respect, understanding and collaboration for innovation, equity, justice and sustainability in this world of ours! Thank you/gracias/どうもありがとう!Register for this event[…]

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  • Cross-Cultural Effectiveness: Cultural Detective Online Demonstration

    When:Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM (PST)Hosted By:Cultural Detective Online EventsJoin us in events to build cross-cultural respect, understanding and collaboration for innovation, equity, justice and sustainability in this world of ours! Thank you/gracias/どうもありがとう!Register for this event[…]

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  • Building Intercultural Competence in an Organization Using Cultural Detective

    When:Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Hosted By:Cultural Detective Online EventsJoin us in events to build cross-cultural respect, understanding and collaboration for innovation, equity, justice and sustainability in this world of ours! Thank you/gracias/どうもありがとう!Register for this event[…]

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  • Cultural Self Discovery in Cultural Detective Online

    When:Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM Hosted By:Cultural Detective Online EventsJoin us in events to build cross-cultural respect, understanding and collaboration for innovation, equity, justice and sustainability in this world of ours! Thank you/gracias/どうもありがとう!Register for this event[…]

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