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Melissa McIvor

Editor-in-Chief,

GLOBIS Insights
Ms. McIvor has over ten years of experience as an editor, translator, and language consultant at some of the top global companies in Japan, including Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Inc., Shiseido, and Warner Bros. Japan. She has also provided English consultation services to leading university professors, award-winning scientists, and world-renowned performers. In 2019, she was a presenter at the Japan Writers Conference. She joined GLOBIS in 2018 and is currently editor-in-chief of GLOBIS Insights.

She holds a BA in international relations from the University of West Florida, as well as a copyediting certification from the University of California San Diego.
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The Quick and Painless Insights MBA Quiz, Part 1: Do You Know Your Stuff?

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Global Japan
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Bursting the Bubble for Women, Equality, and AI in the Japanese Workplace

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Career Success
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Career Success
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Career Success
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Career Success
MAY 19, 2020

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Career Success
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3 Mantras to Survive COVID-19 Quarantine with a Healthy Body and Mind

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Tech & Innovation
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How COVID-19 Is Digitizing Education in the Blink of an Eye

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