Science edutainer, visiting researcher of the University of Tokyo
Miki Igarashi has organized many science shows and science classes for kids, and her famous show, known as “Dancing Science Show”, flavored with hip hop, has attracted large amount of audience. What brought her into the science world is the experiment generating the rainbow she saw while young. She was deeply impressed that there is science in common things, and decided to work in science field. In 2018, she was awarded “Girls in STEM Contest 2018” Runner-Up prize, honoring individuals or groups who practice science education for girls, from the Nissan Global Foundation. In addition, she has broadened her activities both domestically and internationally, including speaking at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' International Women's Conference WAW! (World Assembly for Women), holding STEM workshops in the United States etc.