After graduating from Sophia University, Sugase began working for the city of Yokohama.
She designed a subsidy system offering support to centers for persons with disabilities. She also planned and implemented measures to attract companies to the region.
When she was seconded to SoftBank Corporation, she worked in corporate sales.
She decided to join ChangeWAVE. Inc. to become an instrument of change on social issues.
She reinforced her passion to be a supporter who can offer essential solutions, through her experience as a public administration official who connects with people operating welfare institutions.