Norma and Harvey Jacobs of Penn Valley announce the engagement of their son, Michael David Jacobs, to Shihoko Kato, daughter of Yoko and Yoshifuma Kato of Matsua City, Japan.
Shiho is a graduate of Okayama University in Japan, and works as an editor and translator for academic journals.
Michael, a graduate of Brown University, holds a master's degree from the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs. He is a vice president with JPMorgan Asset Management in Tokyo.
The couple is planning a December wedding in Philadelphia.