- Mieko Mochizuki Swartz
Not only is Mieko-san the organizer of Wai Wai (monthly Japanese language meet-ups in SF - http://www.geocities.jp/waiwai_sanfrancisco/english.html), she's also a translator and author (http://www.motenai-japan.com/) -- and was our guest speaker in February (thanks again!).
- Lenore Espanola
Lenore Espanola designs fantastic, eco-friendly bags made from recycled newspaper and magazines. Check out her work at www.lenorecollection.com !
- Tomoko Maruyama
Graphic designer Tomoko Maruyama creates lovely images of San Francisco, including calendars and cute invitations. Check out her work at tomokomaruyama.com - she also has an adorable blog (http://tomokomaruyama.blogspot.com/).
- Rochelle Kopp
An expert on Japanese culture and business practices, Rochelle Kopp is founder of Intercultural Consulting, an international training and consulting firm focused on Japanese business.
- Eriko Ishida
Eriko Ishida owns and operates a local organic tofu company, Tofu Life! (http://tofu-life.com/)
(This will certainly be the first of a series, so if you've come to Joshikai and want us to feature your website, just let us know!)