Gayathri is passionate about development economics and policy evaluation. She has a keen interest in working with numbers, gathering data, and identifying trends and patterns. During her academic years, she co-authored and presented a paper at a National Seminar, sponsored by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR).
She has previously worked at Ecorys India Private Limited, where she was a member of the Monitoring and Evaluation team for a World Bank-funded, Vaazhndhu Kaattuvom Project in Tamil Nadu. She has also previously undertaken an internship at Paterson Securities Private Ltd. and the Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems (CIKS).
Gayathri holds a Postgraduate degree in Economics from Madras Christian College.