Julia A Gindele studied pharmaceutical biology and biological sciences in Germany and obtained a doctoral degree in human biology. She joined Boehringer Ingelheim in 2020 as a Medical Writer and has ever since worked on lay language documents. Recently, she completed a plain language writing degree. She supports the development of lay summaries across all therapeutic areas and regularly writes and reviews lay summaries. In addition, she develops scripts and storyboards for lay summary videos and videos to support trial recruitment. She is involved in the development of further lay language documents such as lay summary comics, lay protocol synopses, and Informed Consent Forms.