Disha has nearly 4 years of grassroots and management experience in the development space, with her work focusing largely on education and livelihood interventions across India. She began working within the development-education nexus through the Teach for India fellowship after which she went on to finish her Masters in Sociology from the Delhi School of Economics where she continued to research on education. She received a scholarship grant to write a research paper on inclusive education that was published by the Delhi University. Thereafter, she led Program Development for Pratham's vocational skilling program as a part of which she handled the fundraising and partnerships vertical by managing key partnerships with large corporate donors, board members, HNIs and Pratham's international chapters. She also managed a team of 10+ individuals from varying professional backgrounds who handled communications, strategy and implementation for community-based initiatives and research.