At Mahindra University, she has undertaken works related to starting of Ph D programme that required selection of candidates by coordinating with marketing department. She is also engaged recently in the matters related to academic administration under the able guidance and support of eminent academicians in the university. Her academic activities are related to formulation of courses for Ph D programme course work, teaching the course on Teacher Education and School Education for Ph D scholars, working closely with the librarian to set up library for Education department, and working with commercial department for identifying statistical soft wares such as SPSS and N Vivo.
Before joining Mahindra University, she was deeply involved in policy research, teaching, large scale implementation and training of School Leadership Development Programmes (SLDP) through Ministry of Education, India. At National Centre for School Leadership (NCSL), she held responsibilities as the national coordinator for many states such as Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Goa, Kerala and Manipur to develop and implement school leadership among principals.
She is a member of the National Resource Group for NISHTHA programme launched by Ministry of Education in collaboration with several national level organizations, such as NCERT, Kendriya Vidhayala Sanghatan, Navodaya Vidhyalaya Samiti and NIEPA for programmes related to capacity development of school heads in India. Her work titled “Pedagogical Leadership: A handbook for Leading learning in Schools” is being used and implemented by all schools affiliated to CBSE in India and Abroad. She continues to be the key person to conduct workshops on Pedagogical leadership even after joining Mahindra University.
She completed her Ph.D. from the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru, Karnataka in 2006. She has worked at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, Azim Premji Foundation, Bengaluru, and Centre for Multi-Disciplinary Development Research, Dharwad, Karnataka. She also worked as Trained Graduate Teacher for 6 years in the beginning of her career.