Board of Education, District 5



Young Muslim American women try to succeed in politics in ways their fathers couldn’t

May 23, 2016

Source: The Washington Post

When Raaheela Ahmed knocks on doors to meet potential voters, she covers her black headscarf with a floppy hat so


Raaheela Ahmed Hoping to Fulfill Passion of Education with Board of Education Seat

May 9, 2016

Source: India West

Raaheela Ahmed isn’t looking to take a potential seat in Maryland’s Prince George’s County Board of Education District 5 as


Indian-US woman wins primary election of Maryland

April 30, 2016

Source: Deccan Chronicle

A 22-year-old Indian-American Muslim woman has won a key primary election in the US state of Maryland, upsetting a veteran


Indian American Raheela Ahmed upsets incumbent in Board of Education primary elections in Maryland

April 29, 2016

Source: The American Bazaar

Raheela Ahmed, 22, has upset incumbent Jeana Jacob in the Maryland Board of Education District 5 primary elections.


She is 22 and already running for office

April 29, 2016

Source: India Abroad

Raaheela Ahmed has made her second bid for Prince George’s County Board of Education in Maryland. Her first was at


Longest-serving member on Md. school board is defeated in election

April 27, 2016

Source: The Washington Post

The longest-serving member on the Prince George’s County school board lost a primary challenge in Tuesday’s election, a defeat that


Ahmed, Landis projected winners in school board race

April 27, 2016

Source: Capital Gazette

A largely unknown candidate and another from the establishment were the top vote-getters in the race for the District 5


Md. candidates want accountability, better teacher pay, smaller classes

April 18, 2016

Source: The Washington Post

The two school board races in Prince George’s County bring together political newcomers, incumbents with long experience and educators who


Q & A with Raaheela Ahmed, District 5 Board of Education Candidate

April 5, 2016


This is the first in an ongoing series of interviews with PGCPS Board of Education candidates. Raaheela Ahmed is one


Rising Asian Pacific American Leaders: Raaheela Ahmed

August 5, 2015


Leadership, like many other qualities, means different things to different people. With that in mind, I set out to find

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