Dr Ramakrishnan’s research interests lie within EDI focusing on gender and ethnicity. She has partnered with social enterprises like Tourism Society, Women in Travel and Travel Foundation towards creating equitable opportunities for women entrepreneurs, diverse travelers and communities. Dr Ramakrishnan sits on the University of Surrey’s Race Equality Steering Committee and advises on participation and progression across ethnicity and gender at work. She is the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences’ EDI representative, AthenaSWAN and staff welfare lead. She is a consultant for Religious Literacy Partnership, with a particular interest in women of faith and contributes to BBC Surrey/Sussex on faith and diversity amongst other topics.