Dechamma is a member of the Community Engagement Cell.
She has previously been part of Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability at the university where she was involved in several researches pertaining to climate change, urban commons and archival research.
She has previously worked as a project manager for several sustainability initiatives for lakes in Bangalore.
She enjoys qualitative research and networking with the community.
She has a Masters in Development with specialization in Sustainability from Azim Premji University and Bachelors degree in Astrophysics.