A former Asian Games player (China,2010), Taruka is on a GREAT scholarship pursuing her MA in Sports Journalism at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. She was awarded the 'Most Inspirational Female student' by her University. She is currently on a work experience with Manchester United Football Club. She is a Girl Rising Ambassador. Freelancer for UNICEF. She is also a Former assistant writer to Film-maker, Subhash Ghai. She has previously interned with BBC, BJP, TOI and Sportskeeda.com.