The primary purpose of this Steering Committee is to:
a) Oversee and monitor research projects supported by the charity and/or evaluate new applications for research funding.
b) Bring BAME people touched by diabetes-related multimorbidity together and build strong relationships between research teams and the BAME community.
c) Speak to people affected by diabetes-related multimorbidity and listen to what they have to say.
d) Ensure commitment to equality and inclusion in research projects (including reaching disadvantaged members of the BAME community, such as people on income support).
e) Ensure community inclusion in decision making relating to research on multimordidity, as it affects the BAME community, including conferences, events (e.g. cycling, cultural events), volunteering and research.
f) Enabling more BAME people with diabetes-related multimorbidity to participate in research.