Mehak Sheikh is a Psychology Honours student-researcher, with a keen interest in the role of education in acculturation. As an advocate of intercultural engagement, she has pursued entrepreneurship, speaking engagements, community development and local government positions. Mehak comes from a diverse cultural background and has lived experiences from different parts of the world. Some of her other interests include unconventional education, health and well-being, empowerment of minority groups, and tackling Islamophobia. As a go-getter, she sits on several committees and is not afraid to voice her opinion on important topics to bring positive change. When not studying, working or volunteering, Mehak enjoys travelling, exploring the outdoors, learning about cultures and spending time with family and her cats.
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