Yahoko Asai

Advisor for Disability Affairs


M.A. in International Educational Development (Inclusive Education), Teachers College,Columbia University.
In the past 15 years, she has been providing technical expertise and strategic direction in designing and delivering inclusive policies and programmes in Africa, Asia and the Middle East as the UNICEF Education Officer (Eritrea), as the Disability Specialist (UNICEF Cambodia), and with the Japan’s Official Development Aid agencies (JICA, JICS). Advised ministries of education, social development, labor, as well as disabled
peoples’ organizations for inclusion of persons with disabilities in development.