Yagna is currently a student of M.A in Social Work, at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. She finished her schooling from Sardar Patel Vidyalaya and completed her graduation in History from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University. She has explored and built an understanding on various issues, such as women in Panchayati Raj, rural livelihoods, role of urban youth, alternative education and so on. She has previously worked with organizations such as Pravah, Kutumb, Mahila Rajsatta Aandolan, SIDH and Foundation for Ecological Security. She is currently doing a research project on the livelihood of Patua artists in Naya village. In the future she would like to explore the use of creative media and its role in social change.