Laiqah joined the Institute of English Studies in November 2023. She is responsible for the IES Seasonal Schools and Societies.

Laiqah holds a BA in History from Royal Holloway, University of London (2017) and an MRes in History from The Centre of Islamic and West Asian Studies at Royal Holloway University of London (2018). She is now a third year PhD student at the Islam UK Centre, in the Department of Religion and Theology at Cardiff University.