Arshiya is currently a student of Masters in Public Policy (MPP) at St. Xavier's College, Mumbai. Before this she graduated in Political Science with a minor in Sociology from Lady Shri Ram College. Prior to SPRF, she has interned with ActionAid India, Mumbai and the Lok Sabha Secretariat under the Speaker's Research Initiative. With profound interest in fieldwork, she wishes to make her research experiences more adventurous. She likes working on issues concerning women's rights in society, public health, youth participation in governance and labour relations.