Keiko Takahashi

Research Scientist


Watch Keiko Takahashi, a research scientist and Director-General of the Center for Earth Information Science and Technology in Japan. She leads a team of research scientists in designing strategies and planning programs on issues like climate change and the future of our environment. The best part of her job is learning new things and the rewards of overcoming challenges. Keiko says that girls should consider becoming a research scientist because you can choose an area that interests you and use your knowledge to solve problems. Her advice to girls is to widen your range of interests to include things you may not have considered before choosing your career path.

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