Asia Initiatives
Yoshiko Sheard
Board of directors

Yoshiko Sheard received her BA (Hons) and PhD in Linguistics from the Australian National University, where she tutored in Japanese. She was a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University during her doctoral studies. She has been active in various social and fundraising groups, in addition to Asia Initiatives, including Nichibei Fujinkai, the Parents’ Board of the International School of Sacred Heart, Tokyo, and the JANZ (Japan-Australia-New Zealand) Ladies Group.Yoshiko currently lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with her husband, Paul.