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Author Archives: Mia Sato
Mia Sato began working at the Center in September 2016 as a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison studying journalism, political science and Japanese. Prior to joining the Center, Sato worked at Wisconsin’s Equity & Inclusion Laboratory as Communications Specialist. She also serves as Editor-in-Chief of Emmie, UW-Madison’s student-run music magazine. Her writing has appeared in The Post Crescent, Fox Cities Magazine and Madison365.