Mannat completed her Masters in Psychology and worked in various organizational settings including, but not limited to, jails, mental health clinics, and governmental organizations. Mannat believes that her strength lies in her ability to empathize and connect with various people from all walks of life. She also has a fondness for writing and research, especially about topics related to politics surrounding the body. Her other academic interests are in the disciplines of philosophy, sociology, and literature. She has been working with Ashoka University since 2021.