Inspiring Thursday: Sadako Ogata

Sadako Ogata (1927-2019) was a Japanese diplomat, who became the the first woman, the first Japanese person, and the first academic to be appointed as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Sadako Ogata was born in Tokyo in 1927, the daughter of a Japanese diplomat father. She was also the great-granddaughter of the …

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