Committed to the Cause
Born and raised in New Jersey, in 2014 Inaya Sheikh joined Liberty High School in Frisco Texas. Inaya has spent two years at DiscoverSTEM where she has filed patents for multiple innovations. At DiscoverSTEM Inaya is an assistant mentor and engages students to THINK like an INNOVATOR, identify world's problems and innovate patent-able STEM solutions to these problems.
Inaya is the co- founder of ALIA- Apex Language Institute of America, a non-profit that teaches K-12 Urdu and Arabic languages. Her compassion and community service interests lead her to join as a youth board member to The Institute of Medieval & Post Medieval Studies, a Regional Representative for BluePrint Smiles and a volunteer for Treasured Vessels Foundation. Inaya is an advocate for social justice. She is extremely passionate about supporting human trafficking victims and improving the condition of foster kids in America.
Inaya has served as a Girl Scout for 6 years and received her Blue Belt in Taekwondo. During her free time, Inaya practices the sport of fencing and plans to obtain her pilots license in the near future.