Chelsea Tanaka

tanaka_chelseaChelsea Tanaka
Sociology Major, Class of 2020

Chelsea is a fourth-generation Japanese American who was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. This summer, she will be attending the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders through the American Association of University Women’s scholarship. Chelsea is passionate about civil rights and aspires to become an attorney to work on immigration, health, family, and civil rights law. At the University of Hawaii at Mānoa, Chelsea is a member of the Honors Program, Human Rights Association, and HOSA-Future Health Professionals. She plays the clarinet in the University of Hawaii Wind Ensemble and is a recipient of the Achievement Scholarship. Her hobbies include spending time with her family, playing with her dogs, and collecting mugs. Chelsea is thrilled to be a part of the TOMODACHI Inouye Scholars Program. She looks forward to learning more about Senator Daniel Inouye’s impact on Hawaii and Japan and plans to incorporate her experiences into her future career.


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