Former Miss World Japan Priyanka Yoshikawa on Launching a Brand of CBD Oils in Japan
Born in Tokyo to a Japanese mother and a Bengali Indian father, Priyanka Yoshikawa is probably best known as the first biracial woman to be crowned Miss World Japan (in 2016). As a child, she spent three years in America and 12 months in India before returning to Japan where she was bullied for looking different. Though the experience left her battling emotional scars, it also became a driving force that has made all the difference in her career.
Today, in addition to her beauty pageant success, the 26-year-old has found fulfillment as a model, teacher and ambassador for charitable organizations such as Smile Asia, which was set up to help treat facial deformities, and the Balipara Foundation, which promotes sustainable community development in the Eastern Himalayas. She also holds a license in elephant training.
More recently, she’s proving her entrepreneurial spirit: in 2017 she set up a digital marketing firm, ReR Co., Ltd, and last month she launched Mukoomi, a…
This is only a snippet of a Tokyo Travel Article written by Matthew Hernon
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