Yukiko Abe

J-GLOBAL         Last updated: Jul 28, 2019 at 23:37
Yukiko Abe
Tokyo Woman's Christian University
School of Arts and Sciences
Job title
Associate Professor
Master, International Relations(Waseda University)
Research funding number


Prior to joining Tokyo Woman's Christian University, I worked as a PR official for United Nations for 7 years, as a journalist for Yomiuri Newspaper and international media outlets and as a Leadership Fellow for Asia Pacific Leadership Program (APLP) 2017-2018 at East West Center in the United States.

Academic & Professional Experience

Journalist, Yomiuri Newspaper Company & International Media Outlets
Leadership Fellow, Asia Pacific Leadership Program, East West Center
PR, United Nations


Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies, Waseda University
English and American Literature, Tokyo Woman's Christian University

Awards & Honors

Aug 2017
Hawaii Pacific Rim Society Fellowship, East West Center
Aug 2017
Edison H. and Sallie Y. Miyawaki Fellowships, East West Center
Sep 2010
Deans List of Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies from Waseda University, Waseda University
Waseda University Asia-Pacific Excellence Award 2009, Waseda University
Excellent Report Award from the Head Editor of Yomiuri Newspaper

Published Papers

How can CLIL apply to media literacy classes?
Yukiko Abe
J-CLIL Journal, Proceedings from J-CLIL Teacher Education Seminar Stirling University, Scotland, UK   1(1) 71-73   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Interview of Professor Emeritus at Hosei University, Hiroshi Honma
Yukiko Abe
CDR Quarterly   2 81-86   Feb 2011   [Refereed]
Interview of Professor (a former Tokyo Representative of UNHCR) Saburo Takizawa
Yukiko Abe
1 100-106   Sep 2010   [Refereed]
Interview of Professor Yukie Osa (Chairperson of the Association for Aid and Relief)
Yukiko Abe
CDR Quarterly   1 95-99   Sep 2010   [Refereed]
Evaluating Japanese refugee policy from International Perspective‐Lessons from Multiculturalism in Canada and Australia
Yukiko Abe
Waseda University   1-99   Jul 2010   [Refereed]

Books etc

Monogatari no nakano Furusato
Yomiuri News Paper (Part:Joint Work, Hyuganada, Nitta Jiro)
Kaichosha   Aug 2005   

Conference Activities & Talks

Yukiko Abe
ICB (International Capacity Building) Lecture   19 Oct 2018   
How can CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) apply to media literacy classes
Yukiko Abe
CLIL & TESOL Seminar at the University of Stirling in Scotland   24 Aug 2018   
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the implementation in education [Invited]
Yukiko Abe
Volunteer Platform, Educational Association   23 Jun 2018   
Translation for Public Affairs and Public Diplomacy and translation education [Invited]
Yukiko Abe
Translation Association, Translation Studies   24 Mar 2018   
Yukiko Abe
Annual meeting of Tokyo Woman's Christian University, Saitama Alumni Association   19 May 2018   

Social Contribution

Proceedings from a 2019 study tour “Hawaiian Traditional Culture Experience and Environmental Leadership Training,” the U.S. March 20th- 27th 2019
[Editor, Advisor, Report writing]  International Exchange Center and Yukiko Abe Study Room, Tokyo Woman's Christian University  Jul 2019
Study Tour 2019 to Hawaii
[Contribution]  Alumni of Asia Pacific Leadership Program, East-West Center  East-West Center APLP Navigator vol. 16(Newsletter for Alumni of Asia Pacific Leadership Program)  Jun 2019
Career Seminar on United Nations
[TV or radio appearance]  Tokyo Woman's Christian University  24 May 2019
Op-ed on "Global Citizenship"
[Contribution]  Tokyo Woman's Christian University  May 2019 - May 2019
Op-ed on Global Citizenship to work and live across the world.
Oe-ed on Hawaii Study Tour
[Contribution]  Tokyo Woman's Christian University  May 2019 - May 2019
Toyojoshi Senior High School
[Lecturer]  18 Oct 2018
Conduct a lecture and workshop on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Leadership
Discovering the future - A workshop on foresighting at East-West Center in the U.S
[TV or radio appearance, Planner, Demonstrator]  East-West Center  Dec 2017
[TV or radio appearance, Interviewee]  International Development Journal  Oct 2017
World Cafe at East West Center
[Planner, Organizing Member, Demonstrator]  East West Center  17 Oct 2017
Organize World Cafe for students of University of Hawaii and local residents in Hawaii


Mar 2019   Study tour to Hawaii, learning SDGs, Leadership and Hawaiian culture
Planned and facilitated a study tour to Hawaii with 17 students to learn about SDGs, Leadership and Hawaiian culture.