Rida Alvi

Rida Alvi

Rida F. Alvi is a senior in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme at Annapolis High School. She was elected by student representatives from each middle and high school in the county at Student Member of the Board (SMOB) elections hosted by the Chesapeake Regional Association of Student Councils (CRASC) on April 11, 2019. She was sworn in on July 2, 2019, to serve a one year term that ends on June 30, 2020.

She currently resides in Crofton with her younger sister, Sarah, and her parents, Khalid and Fadia. Rida moved to Crofton in 2003 and attended Four Seasons and Nantucket elementary schools before joining the IB Middle Years Programme at Annapolis Middle School.

Rida is very active in her school community and has served as class President; Future Business Leaders of America Vice President; and President of the International Night Committee. She is currently the Chief of Staff of the Annapolis High School Student Government Association and serves her community as a member of Key Club and Spanish Honors Society.

Rida has also been involved in the greater Anne Arundel County community as an intern for late Speaker of the House Michael Busch. She joined CRASC in February 2018 and served during the 2018-2019 school year as the group’s Secretary of Legislation.

She has always been interested in politics and began her involvement in the field as a volunteer for former president Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign. Her hobbies include making art and traveling. She and her family have visited 48 state capitals.

Growing up in an Indian household, she loves Bollywood music and is a big cricket fan. She attends the Makkah Learning Center in Millersville and mosque Al-Munir in Pasadena to practice her faith.

Rida hopes to earn her IB diploma and study public policy and political communications in Washington, D.C., after high school.