Terumi Harada joined UNU-IAS in October 2019 as an Administrative Assistant for the Global Environmental Outreach Centre (GEOC) where she provides general administrative support.
Prior to joining UNU-IAS, Terumi worked for an airline company as a reservation agent. In 2008, she studied abroad in UK and obtained an MA in Social Development from the University of East Anglia. After returning to Japan, she worked at JICA as a knowledge management assistant and in public relations at CARE International Japan (NGO). Through her experience in the international development sector, her interests focus on gender role relations, environmental issues, and environmental education.