Rubina is passionate about gaining a deeper understanding of gender gaps in health, education, and finance. She was the co-founder of Project Reach Foundation which worked to combat bottlenecks in neonatal immunization in rural India. Currently, Rubina is a researcher at the World Bank Group as well as a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Chicago. Through her doctoral education in Public Policy, she is specializing in Development and Behavioral Economics. Utilizing her prior education in Data Analytics from Carnegie Mellon University, she hopes to work at the confluence of machine learning and economics. Previously, she worked on research projects in gender and transport at the Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) team.