Mark S. Osaki, PhD

Title:  Foundation Administrator, Writer
Location: San Jose, California, United States


  • Always Be Listening Global Initiative, forcibly displaced, war/armed-conflict affected children and youth (Board of Directors)
  • Association of Former Intelligence Officer (AFIO), Life Member
  • Coro Foundation, San Francisco, CA (Director of Development)
  • Georgetown University
  • Nichi Bei Foundation, CA (Board of Directors)
  • Progressive Animal Welfare Society, Lynnwood, WA (2016-Present)
  • RAND Corporation (and Alumni Board of Directors)
  • Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, United Kingdom
  • Second Harvest Food Bank, San Jose, CA (Director of Development)
  • Support Network for Battered Women (2007-2009) (Director of Development)
  • Toigo Foundation, Sacramento, CA (Director of Development)
  • University of California, Berkeley


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2020)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2020)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (2002-2008)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Finance and Business, Marquis Who’s Who (2004)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (2003)
  • Recipient, Academy of American Poets Prize
  • Recipient, Dorothy Rosenberg Memorial Prize in Lyric Poetry, University of California, Berkeley
  • Recipient, Eisner Prize in Poetry, University of California, Berkeley
  • Recipient, Multiple Bubmershoot Literary Poetry Awards
  • Recipient, National Endowment for the Arts Award
  • Recipient, RAND Alumni Association Award
  • Recipient, San Francisco Arts Commission Award
  • Recipient, Seattle Arts Council Award

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