Miyuki Komeda is a Programme Assistant for the Postgraduate Degree and Training Programme. Prior to joining UNU-IAS, she worked at a think-tank supporting research in international affairs. She has internship experience in implementing educational programmes and international campaigns. Ms Komeda holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Essex, and a bachelor’s degree in Economics focusing on development economics from Soka University. She has lived in Malawi, the UK, and the US.