Leon Tai


Bachelor of Arts, History – Northwestern University 


Master of Arts, International Conflict & Security, with secondary degree in Political Strategy & Communication – Brussels School of International Studies, University of Kent 

Career summary:

Leon has been a teacher and textbook curriculum developer for Toshin’s Global English Camp in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan, a Field Specialist at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Census Bureau, a Civic Journalist at Chicago’s City Bureau, and currently works as a Federal Investigator at the U.S. State Department for Passport & Visa Services. 

Community/volunteer commitments:

Leon serves as a board member on WEAA, and is a violinist with New York City’s Riverside Orchestra. She is also a contributing member for New York City’s Japan Society, Transportation Alternatives, and the Congress for New Urbanism. 


Leon plays violin and has studied various languages, currently learning Japanese. She has also studied basic programming and loves User Interface (UI) and web design.