Priyanka has a deep-rooted purpose of doing every bit she can in fostering a more inclusive, equitable and resilient community. She holds a post-graduate diploma in management in marketing and finance from Jaipuria Institute of Management, India. She has over seven years of work experience in the Indian retail and real estate sectors. She migrated to Canada in 2018 to pursue Masters in Global Management at Royal Roads University. She has worked with the Community Social Planning Council of Greater Victoria (CSPC), leading a research project on the impact of COVID-19 on immigrants, newcomers and refugees and the COVID-19 recovery agenda for the vulnerable (RAV). The research included developing a set of indicators of vulnerability and resilience for immigrants and newcomers in the Greater Victoria region and an infographic for tracking COVID-19 impacts and recovery efforts. Currently, she is volunteering with CSPC and taking the project forward. She is a director on the board of Coastal Research, Education and Advocacy Network (CREAN) society, where she is committed to empowering vulnerable low-income youth through research, education and advocacy. She is also serving on the Accessibility Advisory Committee with the City of Victoria, BC, where she is devoted to encourage, defend, and ensure that all people with disabilities have complete and equitable access to all human rights as well as respect for their intrinsic dignity. She has a strong inclination towards contributing in building a just society and enjoys playing outdoor games.