Inaya Rivera is from Jacksonville, North Carolina, and received a BA in Public History with a minor in French from Meredith College. Inaya is currently a graduate fellow for the Humanities Truck. During her time at Meredith, she was a member of the Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, worked as an intern with the college library archives, and spent time working on various undergraduate research projects. After graduating, Inaya worked part-time for Durham Parks and Recreation as one of their Historic Site Interpreters and as a Behavioral Technician providing ABA Therapy to children with autism. Besides history, Inaya enjoys spending time outdoors, reading, cooking, and playing with her 4-year-old dog Cowabunga.