Growing up as the oldest of three girls, in a single parent household in the Jefferson Park Public Housing Development in Cambridge, Ayesha witnessed first hand the socioeconomic barriers that families face. Ayesha is the product of the public school system graduating from Cambridge Rindge and Latin and later attending Wheelock College attaining a Bachelor and a Masters degree in Social work. With over 18 years of service in human services and youth work, Ayesha has felt compelled to serve on an even broader level by running for school committee in Cambridge. She is an advocate for children and is passionate about empowering students and parents to use their voices. Her focus is to make an impact through the combined efforts of students, parents, educators, and the community at large. Ayesha is committed to be a servant leader who assists students in realizing their abundant potential.