Prior to joining ARC, Sharada worked as a copywriter for F.D. Stewart and
Clarion Advertising; provided media-related work for Corvo Shandwick, a PR firm;
and freelanced for local newspapers. She has been involved with two
NGOs: integrating children with disability into mainstream education and rural
Sharada holds a graduate degree in Psychology, Economics, and English
Literature from Bangalore University and a post-graduate diploma in Journalism.