Otoha Hayashi

Otoha Hayashi

Born in Tokyo, growing up with a strong curiosity in the term “equality” in general. Left home at the age of 14 to attend a co-education boarding school in New Zealand, where the girls were as powerful as boys unlike the Japanese school back home.

After graduating school and working in Tokyo for 5 months, moved onto study further in UK. Became involved in many extracurricular activities throughout the degree including to become the first ever Japanese female known as the President of the Japanese Society – the largest student society in the university which was always run by male students previously. Also experienced to work various part-time jobs before graduating with a BSc Anthropology degree in 2011.

Started the post-study career as a travel consultant in Oxford specializing in tailoring trips to Japan, currently working as a consultant for global relocation at Cartus Ltd in UK. Joined the BPW sisterhood after attending CSW 58 for BPW Japan’s internship program.