Waka Brown

Waka Takahashi Brown is the 2016–17 Willamette Writers Conference Film & TV organizer. A screenwriter for many years, Waka was selected to participate in the 2013 Quest Initiative with Scott Myers of Go Into the Story at The Black List. As a Curriculum Specialist for the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE) since 2001, Waka has authored and contributed to a variety of curriculum units on topics such as Chinese religions and philosophies, ethnic minority groups in China, the Baltic States, Indonesia, and Islamic art. In addition, Waka has recently been published in Stanford Magazine.