Meet Big Ocean: Ann Takasaki, Chairwoman of the Board

Elizabeth Ann Inouye Takasaki is a third generation Japanese-American born in Richfield, Utah to Buddhist parents. Ann graduated from Brigham Young University with several degrees, including Dance, Psychology, and English and also studied for a graduate degree at UCLA in music therapy. Education is very important to Ann. She served an LDS mission in Sendai, Japan, where she…

June 2017 Board Message

One idea that drew me to Big Ocean was the tenet of valuing the irreplaceable role of fathers and building interdependent relationships with men.  I am often troubled by the terrible trend in the media of portraying fathers and men as bumbling buffoons, as incompetent, as unnecessary.  I was grateful to find a feminist movement…