Kumiko Mita (2017)
Kumiko Mita studied Political Science and minored in Chinese Security at Keio University. She spent a year studying abroad at Brown University on scholarship, where she studied international security. She has previously worked in the newsroom of Bloomberg, and interned at the Japan Institute of International Affairs as a researcher. She aspires to become a researcher at an influential think tank, and hopes to shape future foreign policy and contribute to regional confidence building measures. For her, Schwarzman Scholars is an opportunity to cultivate personal relationships and deepen her understanding of China. Kumiko is 22 years old and from Japan.