Paavi is a journalism graduate and a scholar at the Indian School of Public Policy. She has previously worked as an associate editor for a Delhi-based foreign policy journal. She has interned with the NITI Aayog, Brookings India and the Centre for Civil Society. She is currently the Commissioning Editor for the ISPP Policy Review. As a policy scholar, her research interests include health, education and urbanisation. Paavi also has a keen interest in the market systems approach to problem solving.