Pallavi comes with experience in working with gender and labour issues. Her Masters dissertation was on sex work as a legitimate form of labour, and involved primary research on G.B. Road, Delhi's red-light district. Her research discussed the legal aspect of sex work in India and its impact on the various actors involved in the profession.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Lady Shri Ram College for Women and a Master’s degree in Development Studies from Ambedkar University. At TYPF, she coordinates the Delhi leg of Know Your Body Know Your Rights programme. Prior to this, she worked with the Pan Himalayan Grassroots Foundation in Uttarakhand where she conducted research on the self-help group structure and how it impacted the social mobility of women in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand.