Director, Tokyo Office
Teruyo Kuramoto is the Director for the Mansfield Foundation in Tokyo. Ms. Kuramoto serves as the main point of contact for the Foundation’s programs in Japan and manages the administration of the Mansfield Fellowship Program, a congressionally mandated $2.2 million professional exchange for mid-level U.S. government employees. She also assists with coordination of the Foundation’s Mansfield American-Pacific Lecture in Tokyo and all other Foundation activities in Japan. She has been with the Foundation since January 1997.
Ms. Kuramoto previously worked as a Program Specialist for the Fulbright Program in Japan from 1988 to 1996, where she was responsible for the full spectrum of duties related to the Program. She has also been employed as a Research Assistant in the Rating Division of the Japan Credit Rating Agency, from 1985 to 1988, where she researched and analyzed foreign financial markets, industry trends, and political and economic situations.
Ms. Kuramoto has a Bachelor’s degree in English and American Literature from Rikkyo University. She also holds a Master’s degree in International Education from the American University, Washington, D.C.