Dr Yoriko Otomo

Mother-scholar enabling young researchers around the world to connect and succeed

Dr Yoriko Otomo comes from an old samurai family, carrying forward their values of honour and service to support a community of academics from around the world. She is formerly a tenured Senior Lecturer at SOAS University of London and Director of the Global Research Network. Through her consultancy, Write Like a Samurai, she helps scholars to publish, improve their profiles, and leverage their research.

Dr Otomo is available to give talks or training on leadership; work/life balance; excellence in research; the experience of working as a professional in another country; diversity and inclusion, and animals or the environment (her field of research). Her extensive publication list can be found on her website: www.writelikeasamurai.com

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