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Rinko Kishimoto

Rinko was born and raised in Okinawa, Japan, in a household where both English and Japanese were spoken. She attended international school for twelve years, and the teachers and the students were literally from all over the world. Subsequently, she was exposed to different languages and culture at an early age and grew to cherish every moment while growing up in Okinawa. She received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Maryville College in Maryville, TN, and has made multiple trips to Austria to give presentations on Japanese and American cultures and business practices. She has taught Japanese language and culture classes for Chattanooga State Technical Community College for 10 years. She also enjoys teaching Japanese cooking and origami classes. Register Now