* Earned her doctorate, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in economics. As of April 2021, she assumed the role of editor-in-chief of the journal Sustainability and Climate Change.
* In 2016, Madhavi established Sustainable Practices, a nonprofit with a mission “to facilitate a culture of sustainability as defined by reducing the human-made impact to the planet and its ecosystems”.
* Sustainable Practices initiated the Municipal Plastic Bottle Ban campaign and in spring 2020, facilitated the Commercial Single-use Plastic Water Bottle Ban.
* Madhavi’s academic interests include the integration of sustainability into the economics curriculum and she has been active in promoting education and stakeholder engagement to incorporate ethics into the existing economic framework.