Kana joined the UQ International Development team in 2017.

Prior to assuming her role as Coordinator, Kana provided welfare and logistical support as an Assistant on short course programs working with participants from Africa, and most recently in welfare support in Student Services at UQ.

Kana’s background is student recruitment and marketing, and project management in the international development and education sector, and was based in various developing countries such as Ghana, Tanzania, India, Jamaica, and Mongolia.


  • Master of Business Administration and Master of International Tourism & Hospitality Management, James Cook University, Queensland
  • Bachelor of Law, Doshisha University, Kyoto