Rukia Sheikh-Mohamed is a resident of Minnesota, where she has been fortunate to spend the majority of her life. As a mother, developer, and student of knowledge, she finds fulfillment in the simple joys of life.
In her current role as an Operations Developer at New Vision Foundation, Rukia feels privileged to contribute to the education of minority youth in coding and software engineering. She recognizes the importance of creating opportunities for underrepresented communities and is continually inspired by the transformative power of education.
In her personal journey of growth, Rukia is engaged in the study of Islamic Sciences at Ribaat, Hikma Academy, and Prophetic Guidance.
Outside of her professional and academic commitments, Rukia cherishes the moments spent with her son and delights in the beauty of travel. Her goal is to continuously learn and grow, both as an individual and as a member of the global ummah.
Advocating for personal development, Rukia sees herself not only as a student but also as a guide encouraging others to strive for their best selves. With blend of technical expertise and operational insight, she believes in the value of working collaboratively and supporting one another.
In her downtime, Rukia enjoys engaging in fun DIY projects, finding joy in the creative process and the satisfaction of bringing ideas to life. Her hope is to inspire others through her journey, recognizing that every person has a unique story to tell and lessons to share.
Rukia Sheikh-Mohamed feels honored and humbled to contribute to fostering positive cultural change through her varied experiences and sincere dedication on Rabata’s board of directors.