Kiyoko Shiromasa joined JCIE/USA in 2015. Previously, she spent five years developing and coordinating culture courses at the Nippon Club. She then worked as freelance graphic designer for various organizations including Operation Smile and UNICEF before joining Penguin Random House’s manga department, where she designed promotional materials for New York Comic Con. She holds a BFA from Mejiro University and an AAS in Graphic Design from Parsons School of Design. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her children and family.