Afternoon Tea Conversation with Signe E. Åsberg
WGH Norway is highlighting members of its Advisory Group and enhancing awareness of gender equity in global health leadership nationally.
Welcome to the Afternoon Tea Conversations with WGH Norway!
We welcome you to grab a cup of tea or coffee and enjoy the next interview part of the series introducing the WGH Norway Advisory Group. Meet Signe E. Åsberg as she discusses her passion for the global challenge of infectious diseases and how she became interested in global health. She shares her experience of participating in the NorWHO Simulation and explains the role of big data and data driven research in health science. Learn why health data is so important to global health and the complexities that comes with it. Finally, she offers her words of wisdom to the next generation and explains the importance of following your interests and passion when choosing an education path. Find out more here!
About Signe E. Åsberg
Signe E. Åsberg holds a PhD in Molecular Biology from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). During her PhD, Åsberg investigated the interplay between macrophages, antibiotic therapy and mycobacteria at the level of single cells and single bacteria. Åsberg’s main interest is the global challenge of infectious diseases. As a research coordinator, she facilitates translation of medical research into the health care system, thus reducing the burden of infectious diseases. Finally, Åsberg is a relentless popular science and user-oriented dissemination author having contributed to several blogs, scientific and mainstream articles.