Masroora is a recent graduate student at the University of Waterloo’s Balsillie School of International Affairs and former Graduate Fellow of the Centre for International Governance Innovation. Her research focused on long-term approaches to capacity-building to climate change in developing countries, including how climate finance can more effectively reach the most vulnerable communities. Her research in Bangladesh has taken her to affected regions of the country where she saw first-hand the impacts and challenges of climate change and the responses from communities, NGOs and the government. She has engaged with the Adaptation Committee of the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change providing expert inputs on their programs and supports the Least Developed Countries in the climate negotiations.
A trained communications specialist, Masroora has held various managerial and coordinator roles in the international development, association and humanitarian sectors.
She holds a Bachelors degree in communications studies, a graduate diploma in corporate communications and a Masters degree in Development Management and Practice.