A trained fashion designer, Alka spent the early part of her career in various roles in the fashion industry. The cause of underprivileged girl child development in India has been her key impetus. Before relocating to London, she served on the board of “Literacy India” where she led ‘Project Indha’ focusing on women skill-building and empowerment. Alka graduated from the University of Delhi and did her post graduation from London School of Fashion. She currently resides in London with her husband Ravi and two daughters. Her interests include gourmet food, fashion, traditional Indian art and music.