I am an academician and a budding researcher. I work as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Physiotherapy, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India. I am involved as a physiotherapist in low resource, community-based programs in the state of Karnataka, India. My area of interest is advocacy, community-based program development, coordination, and implementation. I have been working with community dwelling adults and children with disabilities, and older adults. I am pursuing doctoral study in the discipline of environment-psychology and its implications on individuals with disabilities in public spaces. I have seven publications in peer-reviewed journals and has collaborated with two grant projects for individuals with disabilities. As part of my work, I am involved in the advocacy committee for individuals with disabilities in the higher education institution. I am engaged as the Coordinator of the Centre for Comprehensive Rehabilitation, MAHE. The Centre aim is to develop transdisciplinary rehabilitation, research and training for individuals with physical and psychosocial disabilities.