Born and raised in Tokyo, Eiko Oguchi is undertaking a MA in Anthropology of Education at Aarhus University. She holds a deep passion in education, particularly education for children with disadvantaged backgrounds. To this end, she has worked and volunteered for a number of NGOs for immigrants and children of refugees in both Tokyo and Copenhagen. While working at an education NGO in Tokyo, she organized several workshops to raise awareness of pressing global issues such as inequality and mineral conflicts. During her studies, she conducted fieldwork at a charity center in London, which supports newly arrived youth. After graduation, Eiko plans to return to Japan to work at a youth center. In her spare time, she enjoys teaching cheerleading to children.
Updated May 2020
More from Eiko Oguchi
The personal is political: Active Citizenship Workshop
Senior Fellow Eiko Oguchi aimed, with this project, to encourage high school students in Japan to become active citizens in their community through a 5-day online workshop.
Presenting the Podcast Series: 'Stories From the Unity of the Realm'
In this podcast series the 2020 Copenhagen Fellows delve into some of the topics covered in the 2020 Copenhagen Fellowship. Find out more about the podcasts here.
'Stories From the Unity of the Realm' - Episode 6: 'LGBTQI+ Movement in Denmark'
Why has the LGBTQI+ movement in Denmark been so successful? And which struggles remain for the Danish LGBTQI+ movement? Find out in this episode made by 2020 Fellows Johanna, Eiko, and Nanna for the 2020 CPH Fellowship podcast series.
Humanity in Action Denmark Announces the 2020 Danish Fellows Cohort
From a competitive pool of applicants, 24 Fellows from Denmark were selected to join the 2020 Humanity in Action Fellows cohort.