She started a school for poor children at age nine, under the guidance of her school teacher, a Catholic nun. She also organized several humanitarian aid missions for the displaced tribals and Latur earthquake victims in India in the 1990s. She migrated to the United States in 2000 and felt called into ministry in 2003. She graduated from Ashland Theological Seminary in 2005 with a Master’s in Theology and was ordained as a Unitarian Universalist Minister in 2016. She retired from the US Army in March 2015.