President Designate Kosho Niwano
President-designate Kosho Niwano, the first daughter of President Nichiko Niwano, was born in Tokyo. After receiving a law degree from Gakushuin University in Tokyo, she studied at Rissho Kosei-kai's Gakurin seminary.
She is currently devoted to studying the teachings of the Lotus Sutra and shares the teachings with members who visit the Great Sacred Hall for worship services and special events. She also actively promotes interreligious cooperation, and in her capacity as president-designate of Rissho Kosei-kai attends interfaith congresses such as the Asian Conference of Religions for Peace.
Her first book in Japanese is Kaiso-sama ni naraite (The Buddha in Everyone's Heart), which is being serialized in Shan Zai, a multilingual newsletter published and distributed by Rissho Kosei-kai International.
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