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We're happy to welcome Mikako Murphy, our new BLAIS Communications Associate! 


Yellow smiley face rolling back and forth with "Welcome" written underneath


Mikako is an Urban Studies major in the class of 2022.

She currently lives in New York City with her new college friends and trusty mini rice cooker. In her free time, she enjoys watching k-dramas, aimlessly walking around the city, and taking photos.

In addition to her work with BLAIS, Mikako is the marketing manager for the Columbia Japan Society, and has been designing a couple flyers and gear for the club. She also applied to be a volunteer for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and is waiting to hear back. Best of luck!!

She considers herself a chaotic neutral, and these are her ~library vibes~:

Facade of NYC tenement buildings, in muted colors

Shiny, smooth taupe colored fabric slightly wrinkled

Sunlit corner of a peaceful room with white walls and wooden shelves/tables, and large house plants.