Ms. Böse is a public health and communication specialist with 20 years of experience in developing and implementing projects in reproductive health/family planning, HIV/AIDS, malaria, child survival and adolescent health promotion. Ms. Böse has spent the majority of her career with the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, where she is able to combine her penchant for theory with practical applications. Ms. Böse has worked extensively throughout the African continent and in Asia. Most recently, she lived in Malawi and Tanzania for six years when she was Chief of Party for USAID-funded programs. Her current interests focus on tapping the power of new technologies, especially through mobile phones, to strengthen provider capacity and client participation in the delivery of health services. Ms Böse enjoys working together with communities to inspire solutions for better health. Ms. Böse earned her BA in Anthropology from Stanford University and her MHS in Maternal and Child Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.