Minahil Ali Zia is a twelve-year-old student who is starting her final year in middle school at Beaconhouse School System Girls Campus Canal Side. Writing has always been her passion, especially poetry. Minahil has won first place in the SCRIBO creative writing contest and a gold medal in A2Z creative writing. She has been an outstanding student and has won many medals in international MCQ contests such as Kangaroo and CAT. She is a remarkable debater and has recently started participating in MUNs. Her love for literature began in the second grade when her mother made her read her first-ever novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, invoking her interest in reading and eventually writing. She also enjoys sketching and painting in her free time, having made many portraits. She wishes to further nourish her writing skills and become a world-renowned author one day. She believes in Bonafide to be her first step in achieving this.