Rubina is a current LDAWE parent, her children regularly access a variety of services including social skills, tutoring and assistive technology training. Rubina is dedicated to ensuring her children have the tools required to self-advocate and be actively involved in their learning journey. Currently, Rubina is employed as an adjudicator and is engaged in promoting anti-racism, and inclusion initiatives throughout the Canadian Federal Government. Rubina is vice president of CEIU 647, chair of CEIUs regional Racially Visible Action committee and founder of two grassroots initiatives for racialized and Indigenous employees. Rubina also sits on the Ensemble committee, a Community Living Essex County arms reach family group dedicated to supporting families of loved ones with developmental disabilities. Rubina has a Bachelor’s of Psychology and Political Science, Masters of Arts in Community Studies, Certificate in Disability Management and is completing her Bachelors of Social Work at Dalhousie University. Rubina is committed to building empowering opportunities and fostering resilience for her family and community.