Rashida received her Bachelors in history from San Francisco State University and her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of the Pacific. Rashida started with the Model United Nations program as a delegate when she was in the 9th grade. As a high school social science teacher for the last nine years, she has started several Model United Nations programs across the bay area as a coach and advisor and has been the director for IGMUN for the last four years. She has developed several programs and academic items for the UNA to use to help spread with word about the UN. Currently, she serves as the UNA USA National Education Committee Co Chair, and the Northern California Division Education Chair. Locally, She sits on the UNA-East Bay Chapter Board of Directors as the Education Committee Chair and Summer internship coordinator. She spends her free time being an event planner for weddings and plays with her three rambunctious boys!