Rukhsar graduated from the University of Calgary in 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in English Literature with a minor in Political Science. During her undergraduate education, Rukhsar explored the intersection of postcolonialism and science fiction literature within the context of the Middle East. Her passion for international relations and the arts also translates to her work as a writer and artist. Most recently, Rukhsar worked with TRUCK Contemporary Art and Arts Commons in Calgary as a Communications and Marketing Specialist. Rukhsar aspires to apply her wide interests to the world of journalism and amplify important stories that represent people — and particularly marginalized communities — in a fair and responsible manner.