Kaori Okubo Yamanaka
Kaori is an independent coach, counselor and consultant in communication. After graduating @from Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, she had pursued her career in international finance for more than eleven years working for The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. She has learned how important international/intercultural communication is, through her experience of staying in California, Jakarta, New York, and visiting many countries in America, Asia, Oceania, Middle East, and Europe.
Becoming a mother of two kids herself, she realizes that children will thrive only if their families thrive and if the whole of society cares enough to provide for them. On the other side, she is anxious that many Japanese people suffer from mental illness. She studied psychology, The Montessori Method in education, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, etc. and became a trainer of NLP™.
After reading EMBLACING CHANGE: Essential Steps to Make Your Future Today, she is confident that Mind Maps will be necessary for all and she is actively supporting them to unleash their power within. Whether or not you are a parent, what happens to our children affects your present and your future. She hopes that Mind Map will prevail on earth and that the children’s future will be fully filled in peace.