Hideko Akashi

With over 20 years of experience in the educational sector, Hideko has challenged individuals and institutions to think critically about issues of diversity, privilege, social justice, inclusion, and equity. Hideko is a skilled and professional facilitator with an extensive teaching background which allows her to create spaces that push participants to engage in a challenging learning process. She enjoys exploring topics around liberation, race/racism, privilege, gender/sexism, sexual orientation, intersectionality, socialization, internalization and systemic cycles of oppression. She is grateful to be able to live and raise her children in the beautifully complex city of San Francisco.