In college, Binta Robinson received admittance into the Research Careers for Minority Scholars (RCMS) program and the Undergraduate Minority Access to Research Careers Honors (UMARC) Scholar program and was recognized as a Howard Hughes Research Fellow.

Binta Robinson was also a co-author in the article "Cluster Bands, Wilson Bands and Pit Patches: Histological and Enamel Surface Indicators of Stress in the Black Mesa Anasazi Population," which was published in the Journal of Paleopathology.

Binta Robinson graduated in 1996 from Spelman College, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, having written a thesis on biodegradable surfactants. While at Spelman, Ms. Robinson completed several internships at various universities, such as the Harvard School of Public Health and the Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Riverside. Subsequently, Binta Robinson briefly served as a freelance reporter for the Washington Informer newspaper.

In 2006, Binta Robinson graduated from George Washington University Law School with the title of Juris Doctor. In her spare time, Ms. Robinson enjoys appreciating art and bike riding.