Navaal Mahdi was born and raised in Vaughn, ON, Canada, and moved to Maryland in 2010. She attended high school in Montgomery County and graduated with her B.A. in Media & Communication Studies from University of Maryland, Baltimore County, in 2017.
Navaal currently lives in Carroll County with her husband, Taimur, and sons, Esa and Umais. She loves reading and creative writing, but spends most of her time outdoors or creating activities for her kids. You’ll find her and the boys listening to podcasts or nursery rhymes (depending on the day).
In the summer of 2018, Navaal found her way to MSATP and she is now the Assistant Executive Director.