Nilmini Gunaratne Rubin is currently the senior advisor for global economic competitiveness at the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, where she leads technology, trade, finance and energy legislation, hearings, and oversight. She recently advocated for the Information Technology Industry Council on cybersecurity, cloud, and privacy policy. Previously, she drove international economic, development, and transparency policy at the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, White House, Treasury Department, and Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Nilmini was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She earned her MBA and B.A. from the University of California-Berkeley. Nilmini has appeared on HGTV and her work has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Politico, and numerous international publications. She lives near Washington, D.C. with her husband and their three daughters.