Of Chinese origin, Enya Bouchard grew up in Québec City. She is a Public Affairs and Communications Officer at the Quebec Office in Ottawa. As an alumna of the Parliamentary Internship Programme, she worked on Parliament Hill and participated in legislative study tours in Canada and abroad. Enya is a M.A. Candidate in International Relations at Université Laval. Her multidisciplinary background in law, politics and economics equipped her to analyze global issues, particularly those related to contemporary Asia and Canada-Asia relations. She participated in the Japan-Canada Academic Consortium Student Forum, did a trade mission to China, and interned at the Secrétariat général de l’Assemblée parlementaire de la Francophonie in France. She volunteers as a not-for-profit executive for Young Diplomats of Canada.