Chehak Nayar (she/her) is a graduate student originally from India. She is currently pursuing Masters in Computer Science at University of Victoria. Alongside her full time role as a software Engineer, she has been a freelance content writer, curator, editor, and proofreader for the last 4 years. Her interest in the domain of mental health and wellness took centre stage during the pandemic and she took to writing a blog and starting an instagram page to talk about daily hacks to focus on wellness in daily life.

As the Cultural Mental Health Resource Developer, Chehak hopes to expand her knowledge about mental health of Asian migrant community and is currently contributing her technical skills towards re-development of the UX design of the Growth and Solidarity Website as a mental health hub for Asians in Canada.

Connect with Mikaela at chehaknayar@uvic.ca