Salina is a sociologist and consultant specializing in social justice research, education and evaluation. Her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Toronto focused on the intersections between precarious immigration status and gender-based violence. As an evaluation consultant, Salina supports feminist and migrant rights organizations to integrate evaluation using trauma-informed, intersectional, and participatory approaches. As a scholar and educator, Salina has published nine research studies on citizenship and migration, gender-based violence, and social justice activism in scholarly journals like Citizenship Studies, Signs, Social Politics, and Studies in Social Justice. For the past decade, she has also been an active organizing member of the Rights of Non-Status Women Network, a grassroots education and advocacy network based in Toronto.