Maiko Tamagawa Bacha

Maiko Tamagawa Bacha, MA

  • Instructor, Stanford e-Entrepreneurship Japan
  • Instructor, Stanford e-Kawasaki

616 Jane Stanford Way
Encina Hall, E005
Stanford, CA 94305-6060

Biography

Maiko Tamagawa Bacha is the instructor for the Stanford e-Kawasaki Program and Stanford e-Entrepreneurship Japan for the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE).

Prior to joining SPICE, she worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan for 14 years and served in Tokyo, Japan; Bangkok, Thailand; Vientiane, Laos; and San Francisco, United States. She has experience working in different areas of international relations, including disarmament of conventional weapons, United Nations affairs, Japan–Laos bilateral relations, and public diplomacy. In her most recent role as Advisor for Educational Affairs at the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco, she had an opportunity to work closely with SPICE to support its Reischauer Scholars Program, an online course on Japan and U.S.–Japan relations for U.S. high school students.

Maiko received a BA in American Area Studies from University of Tokyo, and an MA in International Policy Studies from Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California. She was born in Fukuoka, Japan, and grew up in Chiba, Japan.

 

In The News

Honorees of SPICE’s 2021–2022 regional programs in Japan
News

SPICE Honors Top Students from 2021–2022 Regional Programs in Japan

Congratulations to the student honorees from Fukuoka Prefecture, Hiroshima Prefecture, Kawasaki City, Kobe City, Oita Prefecture, and Tottori Prefecture.
SPICE Honors Top Students from 2021–2022 Regional Programs in Japan
Encina Hall
News

Announcing the Honorees of SPICE’s 2021–22 Regional Programs in Japan

Congratulations to the ten student honorees from Hiroshima Prefecture, Kawasaki City, Kobe City, Oita Prefecture, and Tottori Prefecture.
Announcing the Honorees of SPICE’s 2021–22 Regional Programs in Japan
Students with Mayor Fukuda; photo courtesy Kawasaki City
Blogs

Kawasaki City Mayor Norihiko Fukuda Delivers Inspirational Comments to Students

Stanford e-Kawasaki closing ceremony held.
Kawasaki City Mayor Norihiko Fukuda Delivers Inspirational Comments to Students
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