Mika Andersen was born and raised in Denmark and is currently studying medicine in Copenhagen. She is particularly interested in global health and is engaged in research about risk factors of non-communicable diseases in various populations. In 2019, Mika spent four months working as a youth leader in Kenya with RESPEKT, an international youth-driven project that aims to improve sexual and reproductive health rights among Kenyan youth. She continues the work on this project as part of the IMCC Global project coordination team in Denmark. In 2015, Mika spent six months in Tianhin, China working in a Chinese bilingual kindergarten teaching English and learning about Chinese culture.
Updated May 2020