Preeti is a social anthropologist. She is an alumna of the University of Delhi and the University of Oxford, where she completed her doctorate as a Rhodes Scholar. She has extensive research, teaching and applied work experience in development ranging from the grassroots to working with international aid organizations in the US.
Her areas of interest are local knowledge, social change, identity, well-being and development. She has recently co-founded QYON (Question Your Own Notions – An Initiative for Conscious Change) working with youth. She lives with her family in a village close to Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh.