Naomi Asato is a Social Entrepreneurship and Pedagogy Program Manager. Lived and worked in Peru, Portugal, Brazil, and the Philippines.
MA in Public Administration (2017), Sciences Po, Paris ; BA in Political Science (2014), Sciences Po, Paris ; Universidade Federal do Paraná (2014), Curitiba, Brazil.
Worked for a year in the cultural diplomatic sector (French Consulate, UNESCO), before shifting to the private sector and managing sponsorship, CSR, and social innovation programs (L’occitane Foundation, Groupe Galeries Lafayette, Groupe SEB).
Working at makesense for 3 years now: first as the Incubation Manager of makesense Philippines, where she launched the first local programs for Filipino entrepreneurs, in partnership with NGOs like Gawad Kalinga, companies such as Sanofi and Decathlon, and different universities such as De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde and the Technological Institute of the Philippines ; she then came back to France to manage emergence programs at the makesense incubator, taking on thematic programs, mainly linked to youth, better-aging, and sustainable fashion. Since last year, she manages the pedagogical branch of makesense, giving classes to students from Sciences Po, l’EM Lyon, and PCA for sure!