Darpana Academy of Performing Arts
Studies in Economics and Business Management, Indian Institute of Management. Bharata Natyam and Kuchipudi dancer, actress, choreographer, writer, public speaker, social entrepreneur and instigator of community projects; celebrates positive reaffirmation of images of womanhood and challenges audiences on critical issues of gender bias, communal hatred, the environment, corruption and violence. 1982, Founder, Darpana and JANAVAK; five years as Draupadi in The Mahabharata; 1989, performed solo theatrical work, Shakti: The Power of Women; 2000-02, Chief Executive Officer, TARA; 2001, Founder, Darpana Communications. Currently, Director, Darpana Academy of Performing Arts. Recipient of awards.