Elaine Koyama grew up on a sheep, wheat and sugar beet farm in eastern Montana. She was the youngest of eight sansei (third generation) Japanese American siblings; a cheerleader, shot putter, exchange student and graduate of Stanford University. She spent 20 years at Cargill, 20 years as an entrepreneur, and plans on spending the next 20 years writing.

At an age many of her friends are considering “winding down,” Koyama has embarked on this third career–that of author, speaker, facilitator.

Koyama is the mother of three adult children and with her Yorkipoo, Kiba, splits her time between Miltona and Minneapolis, MN but still considers Montana home. Follow Elaine as she forges forward through time and space in this final frontier.

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