Prof. Prajakta pursued her undergraduate studies in Law and Engineering. She completed LL.B. and B.E. in Information Technology from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad. She holds an LL.M. from Queen Mary University of London, with specialisations in computer/cyber law, IPR and international banking. She was the recipient of the 2018/19 Prieskel Essay Prize for best legal essay on Computer and Communication law subject as judged by Prieskel & Co. LLP, London.
Prior to joining JGU, she has worked for qLegal, the Legal Advice Center of Queen Mary University of London, which provides free legal advice to technology-based start-up companies and entrepreneurs. As part of this assignment, she externed with Belgium based techno-legal start-up ‘Lawren’, where she worked on AI based legal chat bot for UK market.
Her area of interest is at intersection of law, technology and society. She has keen interest in studying legal aspects of technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain and other legal issues concerning technology viz. data protection, IP, cyber-crime, cyber security and IT negotiations.
During her undergraduate studies, she as a Student Leader in 1st Indian Students Parliament at Pune where she presented her views on women empowerment. She is a practitioner of Sahaj Yoga Meditation for over 20 years and conducts stress management workshops in various educational institutions. In her leisure time, she enjoys creative writing, particularly poetry