Disha has completed her Bachelors degree in Microbiology from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata and Masters by research in biology from Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai. She teaches Biology (HL & SL) to IBDP students and is also the CAS Coordinator. She has considerable research experience in the field of biological science. She has worked on and published papers about discovering and analysing new vaccine targets against malaria with Dr. Shobhona Sharma at TIFR, Mumbai. She has trained many young researchers and has been associated with various outreach programs. Science education has always been her passion and she has taught students in the past through volunteer work. She believes that science and technology is essential for development of our society and for securing our future. Hence, she wants to inculcate the love for science, inquisitiveness and the ability to reason in her students.