Ichikawa is known for her engaging style and presentations that leave audiences inspired and ready to jump into fixing our food system. 

Some of the topics she speaks on include:

“The Not-Lobby Handbook”: Communicating with Policymakers to Get Results

"Asian American Farmers and Retailers" - Past, Present and Future 

"Decoding Organic and Other Food Terms" - A Guide for Citizens and Eaters

"Food Equity 101" - Who Gets Good Food, and How We Can Change That

"Understanding the Farm Bill" - What It Means for Everyone

"Local Food: Myths and Realities" - Is it Worth the Hype? 

"Preventative Strategies to Reduce Diet-Related Diseases" - Making Fruits and Vegetables Enticing Again

"International Perspectives on Food and Farming" - From Fukushima to Puebla, Transforming the Food System


Hear Nina on Hot Grease Radio, February 4, 2013


Her past and repeating speaking engagements include:

Organic Trade Association's Organic Day Japan

University of San Francisco Urban Gardening program

Merritt College Urban Gardening program

Asian Pacific American Medical Students Association

Orange County Asian Pacific Islander Community Association

New York University

Kellogg Foundation Food and Community Gathering

Tokyo Gakugei University