Esther Kok studied media at InHolland University of Applied Sciences and holds a Master’s degree in Strategic Communication from the Universiteit Antwerpen. After graduating, Esther started her work at a communication & PR agency called youEngine. She developed communication strategies in both online and offline platforms for a wide range of sectors: spirits, smart homes, technology and cleaning. She was also co-responsible for pitching with potential clients. Esther is currently working as a Communications Manager for the Laboratory of Medical Microbiology of the University of Antwerp where she collaborates on the external communications of European scientific projects such as ECRAID-Plan, VALUE-Dx, and RECOVER.