Naomi is a freelance journalist who's lived and worked across Asia and the US. She has a background in music production and finger painting.
Her reporting covers a wide range, but specialities include technology, international affairs and the arts. You can see more of her work at naomigingold.com.
Around the world, Aung San Suu Kyi is seen as the symbol of the fight for freedom in Myanmar. But inside the country, she shares the spotlight with her father, who won independence from Britain but was felled by an assassin.
Lifestyle & Belief
Nearly five years after the tsunami and nuclear meltdown in Japan, thousands of people still haven't been able to put their lives back together. So a Japanese Buddhist monk developed with a pop-up cafe to cater to their needs.
A male lawmaker apologized after trying to put down an assertive female colleague. A year later, though, little has changed.
Business, Finance & Economics
Japanese women who aspire to both a career and a family have long considered their best options to be leaving the country, working at a startup or finding work at an international company in Japan. But even then, it can come down to who your manager is.
Development & Education
Japanese divemaster Ryohei Tokumasu lost friends and almost all his possessions in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. He's spent the past four years trying to help others recover what's important to them.