Appointed to the Board by the Associate Directors for the Appointment of Student Trustees, Inc., in 2016. Term expires in 2018. Born in Falls Church, Virginia. Educated at Virginia Commonwealth University, Honors College, BS Economics, minor in Chemistry, magna cum laude. Soraiya is a current student in the UVM College of Medicine (COM), Class of 2018. She serves as a Class representative for the UVM COM Dean’s Advisory Committee on Diversity and Inclusion and is an interviewer for the COM Multiple Mini Interview process. Soraiya formerly served as a student leader of the UVM COM Social Justice Coalition, Ophthalmology Student Interest Group, and UVM COM chapter of the American Medical Women’s Association, and American Medical Association. She was also on the UNICEF Campus Initiative National Council as region leader and senior member and is a former Co-Founder and President of UNICEF at VCU Chapter.