Chikako Kobayashi
Chikako Kobayashi was born in Hong Kong and grew up speaking English and Japanese while moving within Hong Kong, Japan and the United States with her family. After graduating from Brown University with a BA in East Asian Studies in 2000, she joined a non-profit research organization in New York. Since 2003 she has been based in Tokyo as a freelance translator. She has worked as a Japanese-English interpreter for various organizations.