Teruyo Kuramoto is the Program Manager 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.