Title of Osaka University Global Alumni Fellow conferred
On Friday, May 3, conference interpreter Tomoko Lumpkin was conferred the title of “Osaka University Global Alumni Fellow” by President NISHIO Shojiro. Ms. Lumpkin also gave at lecture at the Homecoming Day event held on the same day.
A graduate of Osaka University of Foreign Studies, Ms. Lumpkin has served as an interpreter for the U.S. Department of State and currently works as a conference interpreter in international conferences (APEC, UN General Assembly, etc.), government-related conferences, and for investor relations for private corporations.
Ms. Lumpkin also worked as an interpreter at the meeting between President Obama and the Japanese Emperor in April 2014 and at the Japan-U.S. Summit Meeting between President Obama and Prime Minister Abe in April 2015.
The title of Osaka University Global Alumni Fellow is conferred to graduates and former faculty members of Osaka University who are active at overseas universities and research institutions as a part of international network construction in education and research.
Ms. Lumpkin (left) and President Nishio
*For details about Homecoming Day, at which Ms. Lumpkin gave her lecture, click here .
*For a list of Osaka University Global Alumni Fellows, click here .