Originally from India, Yachna holds a MBBS degree and also a Master in Medicine and Master of Philosophy from the University of Sydney. She has extensive experience working in research and has worked in varied disciplines including Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Oncology. She is passionate about potentially practice-changing clinical research. From her experience in writing and publishing journal articles and presenting at international conferences, Yachna has undertaken academic research over the years and is now working as a Project Officer at The George Institute to further develop her operational skills. She hopes to do a PhD and run her own research project one day.