Asiya, who holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, joined the Bridge for COVID impact study. She excelled in participants’ recruitment, consenting, and administering surveys. Currently, she works as a Youth Community Peer Researcher in the Photovoice project, a part of TCAY Ottawa study. Asiya has many passions and is involved in running a NPO women and youth basketball program aimed towards Muslim and Black women in the community to foster healthy living. She’s also part of the Adventure Report Lending Gear Library that lends out free camping gear and organizes camping trips for new BIPOC campers.