Katri Asikainen, Chairperson, Finnish Rare Diseases and Disabilities Organization (HARSO)
Katri Asikainen is the Chairperson for the Finnish Rare Diseases and Disabilities Organization (HARSO). Her background and expertise in IT has been invaluable in the coming age of digitalized healthcare system projects and organizational work. She has been the International Spokesperson for the organization in European and Nordic connections. Having rare diseases herself has given her a focused perspective on all sides of the challenges that people with rare diseases and disabilities face in everyday life.