Writer, poet, and social activist Meera Khanna is the Trustee and Executive Vice President of the Guild of Service, an NGO working with and for the empowerment of vulnerable women and children. She has worked as a Consultant on the status of women, Government of India, served as a member on the Expert Committee on Widows constituted by the Supreme Court of India and is on the Global Steering Committee working on a treaty on violence against women. She has helped create a global alliance, The Last Woman First. for empowering under privileged women. She has written on women's rights for newspapers, journals and collections and her creative expressions have been adapted for dance. She is a published author with a book on career counselling. A collection of poems on Kashmir and her last work based on real life narratives have been widely acclaimed.