Miki received her B.A. in Education and Language Education (double major) from International Christian University in Tokyo. She worked at Middlebury College as a Japanese Teaching Assistant from 2013 to 2015. She also worked at the Language School's School of Japanese as a bilingual assistant in the summer of 2014, and as a teaching assistant in the summer of 2015. She received her M.A. in Japanese language pedagogy from the Ohio State University, and she joined the Middlebury School in Japan in the summer of 2018. She loves cats, dogs, Japanese calligraphy, and playing badminton.