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
More from Mika Andersen
Presenting the Podcast Series: 'Stories From the Unity of the Realm'
In this podcast series the 2020 Copenhagen Fellows delve into some of the topics covered in the 2020 Copenhagen Fellowship. Find out more about the podcasts here.
'Stories From the Unity of the Realm' - Episode 2: 'What is Kaffemik?'
What is a traditional Greenlandic 'Kaffemik'? Find out by listening to 2020 Fellows Malik, Mika, and Noémi's contribution to the Podcast Series with the episode 'What is Kaffemik?'.
Humanity in Action Denmark Announces the 2020 Danish Fellows Cohort
From a competitive pool of applicants, 24 Fellows from Denmark were selected to join the 2020 Humanity in Action Fellows cohort.