Leena is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Econometrics and Operations Research, Tilburg University, Netherlands. She completed her PhD in Economics from the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai, India in May 2022. Her area of specialization is applied econometrics and her research interests include the economics of education, migration, time use, and education technology. She was one of the six Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report Fellows at UNESCO, Paris in 2021. She is a GLO Virtual Young Scholar in the 2022-23 cohort.