Ai attended the Osaka Women’s University in Japan and completed a Bachelor of Arts there. In addition to her degree, Ai is also trained as a classical pianist and was a member of Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Her working career was in foreign students’ education, and she worked as a consultant in Tokyo and Vancouver. Ai’s hobby is dancing. She is a certified Zumba Fitness instructor and is a regular participant. On occasion, she is a volunteer substitute instructor for the Zumba classes here at West Point Grey Community Centre. Ai joined the Board of Directors in February 2016.