As an Undergraduate Student Coordinator at the Asian American Cultural Center at Yale, Yuka edited and designed an annual creative magazine with the mission of centering Asian and Asian American voices on campus. Her other activities have included conducting archival research on a Joyce scholar, working as an intern for legal aid initiatives, and interning with a boutique law firm in her hometown of Tokyo. She is an alumnus of Directed Studies, a selective interdisciplinary program at Yale on canonical texts in Western literature, philosophy, and historical and political thought.
Yuka grew up in Japan, Germany, and the U.K. in addition to the U.S. She enjoys taking long walks, reading, and trying out new restaurants in the city. Yuka joined Kostelanetz LLP in 2022.