Shaina is a Project Associate at IDFC Institute. Her work focuses on data empowerment and privacy. She is also a Director at Women Who Code in Mumbai. Prior to joining IDFC Institute, Shaina was an Urban Fellow at the Indian Institute for Human Settlements. She worked as a part of the PEAK Urban Metropolitan Developement and Land Based Financing Research Project. She has also worked as a Senior Data Analyst at Bloomberg. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with an Honours in Economics from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai.