Asya Choudry is the Community Engagement Manager for the Breaking Down Barriers project. Asya has a background in Biomedical Sciences and genetic counselling. She’s had experience working in hospitals such as; Great Ormond Street and University College London. She has also worked for Genetic Alliance UK and currently the charity Ehlers Danlos Support UK, for several years running their national helpline. She's experienced in liaising with other charities to help develop supportive and inclusive services, and identifying ways to support individuals and families from ethnic minority communities to access services thus increasing health equity.