Teaching areas: Japanese
Maki completed her Bachelor of Design degree with majors in Graphic Design and Performance Design at the University of Melbourne. She is currently pursuing her Master of Teaching (Secondary) degree at the same university, with specialisations in Languages and Visual Arts & Design fields.
Maki is actively involved in teaching outside of her academic pursuits. She works as a Japanese teacher at a community language school and tutors students ranging from Year 7 to University level.
In her free time, Maki enjoys painting, learning and teaching languages, singing and playing volleyball. Aside from her hobbies, Maki is engaged in volunteering for various events and organisations such as the Tokyo Olympics, Melbourne Fashion Festival, and Melbourne Art Fair.