Profile of Kei Hata
- Chairperson of Sakushin Gakuin
- Ph.D in Science Policy
- Director of Galerie du Temps
- Graduated from the Department of French Literature at the School of Letters, Arts and Sciences I, Waseda University.
- Entered NHK. Became the youngest newscaster ever to anchor NHK News 7. Newscaster for a variety of other programs on news, science and lifestyle information.
- Left NHK. As a freelance newscaster, anchored numerous news programs including Sunday Project on TV Asahi
- Upon receiving an invitation from the European Community (now known as the European Union), studied abroad in Paris. Majored in cultural policy and cultural management at the ISMC (Institute of Super Management Culture), and in art history at the L’Ecole de Louvre.
- Announced her candidacy for the House of Councillors election and won her first election (served until 2001).
- Became Vice-President of Sakushin Gakuin.
- Entered a doctoral program at Ochanomizu University Graduate School (First ever incumbent member of the House of Councillors to enroll in a doctoral program) .
- Opened the Galerie du Temps in Minami-Aoyama.
- Completed the doctoral program at Ochanomizu University Graduate School (obtained a Ph.D in Science Policy).
- Became Chairperson of Sakushin Gakuin.