Episode 5 – Yuki Kondo-Shah on Childhood, Marriage, and Career


Yuki Kondo-Shah shares her interesting life path that has taken her all over the world and discusses her touching philosophy on helping others. Check out this episode and then go pay it forward.

Yuki-Kondo Shah

Foreign Service Officer

Yuki-Kondo Shah is a half-Japanese and half-Bangaladesh fireball of wisdom and generosity. Yuki discusses her move to the U.S. at the age of 6, the struggles of growing up in a new place, and the exciting story behind meeting her husband. After recently finishing her embassy tour in Bolivia, Yuki shares her hopes for the next chapter of her life in Beijing.

In the episode, Yuki notes, “I feel this great joy when people succeed . . . When I see people, I see potential and opportunity for success.” Imagine if we all felt this way. Listen to her tips on BLUF (Bottom Line Up Front) and being “politely aggressive.”

For more on Yuki, check out her Twitter @YKondoS.
Or follow Yuki on Instagram at @lavernderyk.

This special episode is dedicated to Lin-Manual Miranda.