Hinako Hirasa (2020)
Hinako Hirasa is a researcher at Mitsubishi Corporation, based in Tokyo. Her work focuses on the geopolitics and macroeconomics of China and Asia, and the impact on Japanese trading companies’ business. She has worked in Beijing, Shanghai, and Washington D.C. as a global researcher for Mitsubishi. Earlier, she earned a Bachelor of Laws degree from Keio University in 2014, and minored in U.S. Regional Studies. During college, she studied at Brown University as an exchange student and majored in International Relations. Upon completion of the Schwarzman Scholars program, she intends to promote business cooperation between Japan and China. Hinako is 26 years old and from Japan.