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Published on Mar 19, 2018
Professor Emily Ying Yang Chan, author of Building Bottom-up Health and Disaster Risk Reduction Programmes, talks about her experiences as a woman in STM and the importance of female empowerment in traditionally male-dominated fields.
Professor Emily Ying Yang Chan received academic training from Johns Hopkins University, Harvard School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong (HKU), The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She currently serves as a member of Asia Science Technology and Academia Advisory Group of United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR ASTAAG) and Co-chairperson of WHO Thematic Platform for Health Emergency & Disaster Risk Management Research Group.
Her book, Building Bottom-up Health and Disaster Risk Reduction Programmes, is now available from Oxford University Press.