Ranjini has experience in research, operational policy, and international collaboration. She has worked in the British High Commission, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Global Centre for Public Service Excellence, and the Singapore Internet Research Centre. She has also held positions in government, at the Ministry of Social and Family Development, and the Ministry of Communications and Information.
Dedicated to social justice and humanitarian causes, Ranjini is often involved in work with NGOs. She is currently a member of Soroptimist International of Singapore, a women’s service organisation, working to transform the lives of women and girls across the region, through education and leadership.
With a keen interest in social, ethical, and cultural issues, she has written and published commentaries in newspapers such as the Bangkok Post, Jakarta Post, and South China Morning Post, as well as in online news outlets. She has also presented her research at local and international conferences, in academic journals and books.
Ranjini shares her passion for knowledge and curiosity with her students at the Singapore Institute of Management, where she teaches Social Stratification and Gender Issues. In 2010, she received a scholarship from the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies to complete a Master of Science in Sociology (Research) at the London School of Economics and Political Science.