Social Media & Communications: Akiyo Horiguchi
Akiyo was born in Osaka, Japan and raised in Southern California. She has also spent time living in Portland (OR), Toyama (Japan), and Brooklyn (NY) before moving to San Francisco. She first started becoming comfortable with her Japanese American identity while a student at the University of Southern California, and has been involved in Japanese American and Asian American communities since.
This is Akiyo’s first experience with COPANI.