Minakshi holds a doctoral degree from the Centre for Social Medicine and Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She has worked with various NGOs after completing her master’s degree from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. Her research interests include mental health, local health traditions, traditional healing, popular culture, and political economy of health. She has published various edited volumes on traditional healing and tribal health and authored a picture book for children. An expert blogger with Momspresso, Minaskhi loves music, writing, and reading.