Prerna is the Founder of Outline India- a firm focusing on data in the development sector. They engage in primary research, surveys, and evaluations to catalyse the process of social change, by working alongside think tanks, academics, not for profits and the government.
Outline India in 5 years, as a self-funded, profitable enterprise have covered 23 states, over 3500 villages and interviewed over 3 million stakeholders. Prerna is currently focussing on developing TYM – the ‘Track your metrics’ platform – a concurrent assessment tool for gathering datasets, targeted towards tracking impact for very small NGOs and funders.
She is a 2018 Chevening fellow at Oxford University, a 2017 Raisina Fellow (awarded by the Ministry of External Affairs together with ORF) and a 2016 Australia India Youth Dialogue Fellow. She was recently included in the prestigious 40 under 40 list released by Fortune magazine in 2017 for Outline India’s disruptive work with data.