Yumeka Kawahara


Studying Sociocultural Refugee Integration at Tufts

Host club: Somerville
Yumeka Kawahara is a first-year master's student studying human security and global governance at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Her main academic focus is refugee integration processes in Europe and cross-sector relationships. She is from Japan and earned an LLB at Kyoto University with 1-year study abroad experience at Sciences Po Paris, France. Prior to Fletcher, she worked with several non-profit organizations in Japan, France, Singapore, and Cameroon and think tanks in Japan. She wishes to work as a think-tank researcher after graduation to bridge academics and practitioners and realize effective evidence-based migration policies.