Maha has done her Masters in Economics from McMaster University in Canada. She is currently working as Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at NUST, Islamabad and has also taught at undergraduate level at LUMS.
She has contributed as research fellow for the World Bank and as Principal Investigator for USAID funded research. She is an avid learner whose research interests include international trade, water management, urbanization, agriculture and environment.
In her personal time, Maha enjoys playing football, trekking and exploring mountains, cooking, listening to music and spending quality time with friends and family.