Jodi Steel was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016. She is a member of BCNA’s Consumer Representative (CR) Program, Seat at the Table. As a BCNA CR, she is currently providing consumer input on a project developing an Arabic breast reconstruction decision aid.
In 2019, prior to becoming a BCNA CR, she was patient advisor on a University of Wollongong project to develop an online resource for preparation and initial recovery from breast reconstruction. Prior to her diagnosis, she worked for over 20 years in the translation and commercialisation of basic and applied Information and Communication Technology (ICT) research.