Ms. Memoona is a Research Associate at the Graduate Institute of Development Studies, Lahore School of Economics. She has an MPhil degree in Development Studies from the Lahore School of Economics and a BSc Honors degree in Economics from the Kinnaird College, Lahore. She is a part of the research team at the Centre on International Migration, Remittances and Diaspora (CIMRAD) that is one the major programs of the Graduate Institute of Development Studies.
She is currently working on the Pakistan Migration Report, a biennial publication of CIMRAD. Her research interests include demographic change, fertility preferences, migration, climate change and development. She regularly writes Op-Eds in The News International newspaper on various socioeconomic issues.