After graduating from the university, Atsuko worked as an announcer at a regional broadcasting station. Three years later, she went to San Francisco to study further, which was cut short due to family obligations.
In Japan, Atsuko worked as a narrator, a translator, and an English teacher while completing her M.S. Ed. in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) at Temple University in Tokyo. After that, she worked in an education and research institute, but a call from the U.S. came again.
This time, Atsuko went to Northwestern University near Chicago and got her MA in Learning Sciences from the School of Education and Social Policy. With her second Master’s degree, she worked for a major IT company in the San Francisco Bay Area and its subsidiary in Japan.
After getting married and having children, Atsuko devoted her time to help her mother’s company. She improved the management and accounting system by making them more systematic and efficient.
One day, Atsuko and her family decided to keep a goat as a pet. She had to stay at home to take care of Othello, the goat. Then, she started tidying up her house and took the Seiri-Shuno Advisor Level 2 and 1 Courses.
After spending two years cultivating the necessary knowledge and skills to handle organizing-related social problems and needs, Atsuko achieved the highest qualification as an Academia Master.
As one of the founding members and executive officers of a spin-off from the Academia project called ”Seiri-Shuno Educator,” Atsuko got involved in various tasks such as developing new courses and training instructors.
Furthermore, Atsuko started the Global Markets Division at the Housekeeping Association and has done various works including developing the Sawa Method eLearning Course and the Sawa Method Advisor Course.