Aiko is an MBA/MS candidate at the University of Michigan, School of Business and School for Environment and Sustainability, Sustainable Systems Track.

Prior to pursuing the Erb dual degree program, Aiko has been working at an advertising agency as a project manager. She was responsible for marketing consulting for clients and portfolio consulting for marketing-tech startups in corporate venture capital. Aiko is passionate about creating environment-friendly innovative products and services based on research and raising consumers’ awareness toward environmental issues. At Erb, she is focusing her studies on corporate sustainability and social entrepreneurship. Aiko also holds a graduate degree from Osaka University in Pharmaceutical Science, focused on bioenergy production and public health.