Amulya is an environmental engineer and a public policy enthusiast with over five years of experience working within water and sanitation. Her key focus on sanitation revolves around gender, equity, inclusion and governance with an emphasis on access to safe sanitation for all in rural areas. Her focus on WASH began during her Master's degree, where her research focus was on advanced onsite wastewater treatment for remote communities.
Prior to joining Athena, Amulya worked in the development sector for three years focusing on WASH related research, policy and programmatic initiatives. Amulya completed her WASH fellowship at Marathwada Navnirman Lokayat (MANAVLOK), a grassroots organization that focuses on the upliftment of lives and livelihoods of people in Marathwada region of Maharashtra and worked at WaterAid India on rural sanitation related policy and programmatic initiatives.
Amulya graduated from the University of South Florida with a master's degree in Environmental Engineering and she also holds a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from Osmania University.