Esther Etkin is a communications specialist with extensive experience in the civil society sector. Prior to moving to Sydney, she managed a national children’s literacy campaign, and was Head of PR and Content for one of South Africa’s largest HIV-prevention organisations, loveLife. In 2013, she was selected as one of the Mail & Guardian’s top 200 South Africans under 35. Esther has a double Major in International Communications and Social Sciences (Hons) from the American University of Paris, France, and holds a Masters in Gender from the London School of Economics. She is currently doing her PhD in Adolescent and Young People’s Health Care, focusing on digital media as a social determinant of health.