Aliya is always inspired by her mother who is currently battling with cancer, to always put 100% into everything in life and persisting through hardship.
A Year 11 Student from Maribyrnong Secondary College, Aliya feels most proud of all the hard work and determination she has put in to achieve her academic success. In 2021, with her drive to constantly improve, Aliya hopes to continue achieving great grades as well as saving up for a car.
Aliya is passionate about climate change and how it is going to impact the generations to come, as well as bettering the condition of refugees in Australia. She also enjoys reading books, playing netball and being around friends and family.