Su-gita Vani Devi Dasi joined ISKCON in Kerala, south India in 2001. She has been associating with the Mayapur Institute from the start of her devotional career, initially as a student and later as a facilitator. She holds a Master’s degree from the University of Oxford in the U.K. She received diksa from Jayapataka Swami and siksa from Purnacandra Goswami. She does college preaching and cultivation of small groups of devotees and has travelled to Russia in this connection. Her special area of interest is tangential preaching which she does online. She is course co-ordinator for the ladies courses at the Mayapur Institute and a member of the Mayapur Institute Educational Standards Board.