Ayako grew up in Osaka and lived there until she ventured out to Canada to learn English. Since then Ayako has continued to travel around the world and lived for three years in Seattle where she attended an American college.
Since returning to Japan, she has focussed on her two main passions: Farming and Languages.
In the past six years Ayako has done proofreading and translation work for Matsumoto city parks' signage, document translation for local rice farmers, bilingual communication support at public offices, in addition to teaching English and programming at Hello Rocket.
Ayako's previous work experience includes: