2023 Nisei Week Queen Candidate Biography
AIKO MARIE MATSUMURA DZIKOWSKI
Venice Japanese Community Center & Venice-West Los Angeles JACL
Birthplace: Bowling Green, Kentucky
Education: Smith College
Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
Platform: Vigilant Love
Hobbies & activities: She enjoys driving around Los Angeles while singing along to the radio, and loves anything related to art, fitness, and animals.
Professional / Career Goals: Pursuing a Ph.D. in Linguistic Anthropology with a focus on Japanese American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. Upon graduation, she would like to pursue a career in teaching and diplomacy.
Parents: David Dzikowski and Kyoko Matsumura
Pictured in photo: Aiko with her parents, David, and Kyoko.