Poonam has been associated with education for the last 30 years in various capacities. She has been a teaching faculty in prestigious schools in India and has taught psychology at college level. Her first love is counseling and she has contributed in this capacity to all institutions she has worked with. Presently, she works as a senior executive at the Indian Head Injury Foundation (IHIF) where she coordinates the educational programs and enlightens people about the Primary Trauma Care courses with disaster drill conducted by IHIF. She is a first-time grandmother.