Aasaavari Soni

Ms. Aasaavari Soni, the Research Associate with DRaS, is a lawyer by profession with a keen interest in mental health legislation. She is a Law graduate from ILS Law College, Pune (B.S.L LL. B). She is also a qualified and certified Yoga teacher, pursuing an International Diploma in Mental Health, Human Rights and Law. Aasaavari is someone with lived experience of mental illnesses and is a mental health advocate. She has successfully completed certification on ‘The Science of Well-Being’ from Yale University. She aspires to integrate and sensitise all professions, education systems and society with the growing importance of mental healthcare rights and holistic health.