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I am a freelance researcher.

I derive my practices based on analytical and fundamental research and critical reasoning.

My education is in management, which informs both my practices profoundly.


Folk Artists Documentation

Nov'20 - Nov'21

As part of DakshinaChitra Program Officer

I interviewed and documented folk artists who visited the Museum from November 2020 to November 2021 which included 9 folk artists groups; and many craftspeople.

I started with desk research and looking at previous interviews in preparation.

Research for Jharkhand Festival

Oct'21 - Jan'21

As part of DakshinaChitra Program Officer

Part of this Festival research looked to understand the socio-economic and political implications of the state's history and its impact on their tribal populations, their lifestyle, food, arts and crafts. This was entirely desk research.

Hung up on Handloom

Sep'21 - Oct'21

As part of DakshinaChitra Program Officer

I curated the Hungup on Handloom program series based on research and looking at intersections with politics, performing arts, game design, agriculture, revival, marketing and other interventions.

Queering in Folktales

Apr'21 - June'21

As part of DakshinaChitra Internship

As part of my internship, my study touched upon the Indian Folktales and understanding their queer interpretations.

DakshinaChitra Exhibition Research

Dec'20 - Jan'21

As part of DakshinaChitra Internship

Part of team on research for 'A Weaving Journey - The Story of the South Indian Sari' with a focus on Saris from Andra Pradesh.

Mental Wellbeing with Prakriti

Apr'21 - June'21

Put together the Grant Proposal for a project that included in-depth research about mental health in India and amongst artists through reading, analysing other festivals, and interviews. Project reshaped for the digital during lockdown 2020.

Freelance Content Writing

Apr'18 - May'21

My content writing projects look at secondary research and interviews. It helped me gain angles on the subjects that I was writing, including, Heritage and archaeology tours, Ayurveda, Marketing and Trends, SaaS, Literature etc.

I Love Mondays

Apr'18 - Oct'18

I was the lead in creating, automating evaluation, and interpreting 'The Future Ready Quiz' targeting teenagers and their parents. It was part of the funnel strategy to get more registrations for 'The Yellow Collar Club'.

CareEdge Ratings (CARE Ratings Ltd)

Mar'16 - Oct'16

As a Large-Medium Entreprises Credit Rating Analyst, my role entailed research that looked and numbers and the story behind them.

Social Media Marketing
by Indian Banks

Nov'12 - Mar'13

Part of Undergrad study where I attempted to look at the extent of penetration of SMM by Indian banks and customer sentiments towards it through an online survey.

Re: Resume


Festival Management - South Asia Festival Academy (Beginners)

Organized by Edinburgh Napier University and British Council

Grade: 74

September 2021 - January 2022

Internship in Museum Management

Organized by DakshinaChitra Heritage Museum

Grade: Excellent

November 2020 - June 2021

Fundamentals of Arts Management

Organized by ATSA ArThink South Asia

September 13 - 15, 2019

Grant writing workshop by Anmol Vellani

Organized by ACRI - Bengaluru

July 6, 2019

Financial Modelling

Organized by IMS Proschool

July 2015

& Expertise

  • Project Management

  • Financial Management and Budgets

  • Attention to detail

  • Advanced User - MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, MS Word

  • Softwares - Canva,


2013 - 2015

Master in Business Administration

SRM University

2010 - 2013

Bachelor of Commerce

Ethiraj College for Women

1995 - 2010

Central Board of Secondary Education

Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan

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