Sherajum Monira Farin is a doctoral student in Economics at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University, specializing in applied microeconomics with a research focus on health, public, and education economics. Her research investigates the impact of abortion policies, tobacco control measures, and public investments in HIV/AIDS treatment on various health outcomes and access to healthcare. Her scholarly work has been accepted in journals such as American Economic Journal: Economic Policy and Review of Economics of the Household; and has also received media coverage from outlets like Time and The Atlanta Voice. Monira has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Prior to pursuing a PhD, she has worked as a research associate at Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD). Monira aspires to produce research that has significant potential to inform public policies in areas of vital importance.