Katrina Carandang Vinluan is a Globis alumna. Prior to coming to Japan, she worked as a managing editor for Summit Media, Philippines' leading publisher, which owns licenses to international titles such as Esquire, Entrepreneur, Elle Decor, and Martha Stewart Weddings. She also worked in the retail industry, specifically in commercial real estate business development with Megaworld Lifestyle Malls. She was hired as a Project Manager for Nature Japan K.K., but is currently more dedicated to pursue her kokorozashi. She writes for All About Japan, does projects for Indigo Blue and other consulting-training groups, and shares her passion for food and culture by running the Philippine Roving Restaurant in Tokyo. She believes in being part of change in Japan, impacting one life at a time.