Julie Aswani was born with a rare physical condition called Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (AMC) which affects one in 3000 live births around the world.
Despite being bullied, harassed and discriminated against, Julie has come a long way to become the leading spokesperson for AMC in Hong Kong.
Julie is a mental health counsellor in Hong Kong. She holds degrees in Psychology, Education and Counselling. She has worked with all age groups, from children to adolescents and adults. Currently, she is working as a high school teacher and also provides counselling services to her students. She dedicates her time to raising awareness on different mental and physical health issues using social media.
Julie Aswani is the co-author of the book #MyVoice - Journeys of Self-Discovery and Resilience - (Vol-III). Her chapter is "Life Beyond A Rare Physical Condition."