Rubina Halwani is a Training and Inclusion Consultant and Public Speaker on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) topics.

Mrs. Halwani's career spans over 20 years in corporate, business, government, and education. Rubina is a recognized leader in Learning and Development. Her work in training development has received recognition and awards. Her top three strengths include empathy, leadership, and public service. Rubina advocates for underrepresented communities of color, helping to bridge gaps and promote representation, inclusion, and belonging.

Rubina identifies as a cisgender female and prefers she/her pronouns. She is a 2nd generation Muslim American of Indian/Pakistani heritage. Born in Maryland, Rubina has lived/worked in Washington DC, San Francisco, Iowa City, Beirut Lebanon, and Salt Lake City, Utah. Rubina celebrates diversity and international travel.

Work History

State of Utah | DSAMH | DHHS 2019 –

Lending Club (Contract) 2019

IDOL Courses (Contract) 2019

College of Emergency Dispatch | IAED 2018 – 2019

Allen Communication, UT 2015 – 2016

Published Training

HIPAA and PHI Protection Training

School Based MH Infographic

MH Public Service Announcement

Mental Health/SUD Training

New-Hire Employee Onboarding

911 Person Identification

911 Weapon Identification

911 Structure Fire Response

911 Medical Data Visualization Infographics

Stress Reduction

911 Opioid Awareness Training & Job Aid

DIRECTV Technician Training

Lending Club New Lender Training and Job Aids

Deloitte Instructor-Led Training

RMA Bankers Training- Bronze Horizon Award

7-11 Cashier Training

Dominoes Service Training

Nestle Food Safety

Lego New-Hire Training

Public Service

Digital Community Outreach/Social Networking Specialist

Muslim Community Leader/Public Speaker

Founder, DEI Forum

Voter Registration, Voterise Utah, 2018

Campaign Staffer, 2018

Muslim Voter Registration, 2016

Voter Delegate, 2015-2016

Campaign Staffer, 2008 Elections- Iowa

Campaign Staffer, Omar Ahmad, 1st Muslim Mayor for the City of San Carlos

Chair, City of Bowie Education Committee

Event Coordinator, Council of American Muslim Professionals

Chair and Certified Coach, Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

Board Appointments


Advisor, The Training Learning and Development Community

Advocacy Director, Muslim Americans in Public Service

Outreach Chair, Concerned Coalition of Utah


Muslim Chair, You've Got This Women's Religious Interfaith Initiative

President, Mom's Club of Cottonwood Heights