A creative and curious being, Khyati has been associated with Khamir for the past 2.5 years, where she is building a craft curriculum, using design thinking tools and engaging with craft artisans, teachers and other stakeholders. She explores traditional knowledge systems of diverse communities, conducting ethnographic studies with them to find coherence in the elements of the craft ecosystem and today’s educational practices. As an architect from CEPT University, she has over five years of experience in the academic sector, teaching at various Design/ Architecture schools. She is also part of Living Lightly, a curated exhibition on the Pastoralist of India, where she conducts socio-cultural documentation of the pastoral communities of Deccan. She enjoys painting and is also a recipient of many prestigious awards for her artworks.