Palka is a Certified Public Accountant from New York and has over fifteen years of experience in a wide array of industries in Senior Management positions across the globe. In 2013, Palka left her corporate career to volunteer at PPES for one year living in rural Anupshahr helping to build micro-enterprises for the women of the villages. During her time at the school, she initiated human rights classes for more senior girls which are still active today and was heavily involved in training post-graduates for call center careers. Palka spent another 6 months volunteering in the Delhi office fundraising and organizing the 13th annual function in 2014, the largest event the school has had yet. Since then, she has worked for charities in New Delhi and New York continuing to stay closely connected to her PPES family.
Palka is now located in the UK working as a management consultant on special projects to improve business processes and internal controls. She has been a Special Advisor to the PPES UK Board since 2022 and is actively involved in fundraising to help the school’s mission of empowering girls and women grow to its highest potential.