Naida is in her second year of a degree in a Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Mechatronics) with Space Engineering Major, at The University of Sydney. She first became involved with the AYAA in 2018 as an Events Manager on the NSW executive committee. Since then, she has taken upon the role of chairing Aerospace Futures 2019. Professionally, Naida has been working with a number of start-up companies, being involved in roles ranging from the design of drones to advocating for STEM education. She aims to utilise the skills she has and is yet to acquire, to become a noteworthy contributor within the growing Australian space industry.