Born and raised in Japan, Sudarshana Kapleau has been immersed in the Japanese culture and language since childhood.

Before embarking on a full-time career as an interpreter, Sudarshana received her BA in Modern Japanese Studies from the University of Toronto and delivered English lessons on NHK Television in Tokyo.

Sudarshana currently maintains a busy travel itinerary, fulfilling numerous interpreting assignments throughout North America and Japan.