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Hideko Mitani


Hideko Mitani Shen is a second-year student at Shanghai New York University, pursuing a Self-Designed Major with a track in International Relations and Environmental Studies. She was born and raised in Santiago, Chile, by a Chinese mother and a Japanese father, cultivating her passion for exploring the intersection between global affairs, climate change, human rights and democracy. Hideko is currently working on a research project investigating the environmental social issues that arise from Chile’s lithium mining industry, product of China’s increasing demand and the potential global solutions to address these issues.


Updated May 2023.