Has 20 years of experience in the field of international trade- in industry and academics. She is an EEC Honors from STVP, Stanford University. Her other qualifications in the field of International business and management are a PhD, M. Phil, PGDIBO, MFT and MIB. She is a CRISP 2014 (Chevening Rolls Royce Science and Innovation Leadership Programme) scholar at Said Business School, University of Oxford. She is also a Fulbright Research Fellow from India at Rutgers University, Newark, USA for 2009-10. She has published and presented papers in various domestic and international forums. She has also been selected as one of the semi- finalists in the GDN Japanese Award for Outstanding Research in development work. She has traveled extensively in Zambia, Russia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Colombia, Dubai and USA as part of her work and also for research. Presently she is the Chairperson for the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development (CIED) and an Associate Professor in International Business at Birla Institute of Management Technology.