Rashida Z. Haveliwala
Educational Specialist

Rashida Haveliwala is an innovative, enthusiastic, and approachable person who believes that all children should have the right to a quality education and the opportunity to excel. She has over 17 years of experience in the American education system.

She received her Bachelor of Arts in History at San Francisco State University, and her Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction from University of the Pacific. She is currently studying in a program at the University of Houston where she hopes to receive her doctorate in Education K-12 Professional Leadership.

Rashida has held various positions such as History Teacher, Model UN Advisor, Title I Specialist, and School Director, utilizing multimedia interactive project-based teaching techniques in the classroom.

She has also served as the National Education Committee Co-Chair of the United Nations Association, where she coordinated communication between the 11 chapters in the US and national headquarters, and helped with educating and mobilizing the American people to support the ideals and vital work of the United Nations.

In 2017, Rashida received the Global Impact Leadership award from Alpha Kappa Alpha, where she was recognized as a community leader who demonstrated creativity, collaboration and leadership skills in developing and implementing solutions to expand economic opportunities, relieve poverty, promote self-sufficiency, and increase the financial inclusion of marginalized communities at home and abroad.