Yuki Uchida

Mentored by: Maria Mercedes Corrales

"It is still a major challenge for women to become leaders in Japan. But I have a lot of ideas and motivation today. I am leaving with passion and energy in my heart."

Yuki Uchida is currently the managing director and business partner at Re:public Inc., a Japanese innovation company that establishes innovation ecosystems in collaboration with corporations, universities and local and national administrations. Re:public facilitates the changes necessary for prosperous societies in the future through research and trainings for innovators covering a wide range of areas.

Yuki served as an intern for Paran√° State government in Brazil, working there to apply the United Nations Sustainable City Alliance. She has worked on other regional planning projects in Italy, Chile and Vietnam. She also acted as a media producer for a real estate information service with Recruit Co., Ltd.