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Kaho Shinohara

Leaders Asia-Pacific 2023


Programs and Grants Manager, Laureus Sport for Good Foundation





Kaho Shinohara is a programs and grants manager for the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, an organization that uses the power of sport to transform children and young people’s lives. In her role, Kaho manages a sports for development portfolio which includes the Play Academy with Naomi Osaka, a program that aims to change girls’ lives through play and sport. She also supports organizations in implementing procedures to safeguard young people involved in sports. Kaho previously worked for the International Paralympic Committee as well as the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, where she helped 30 countries develop and carry out educational initiatives to transform people’s perspectives of individuals with disabilities through the field of Para sport. Kaho is passionate about inspiring younger generations to drive social change through sport.