Manissha has completed a B.A. (hons) degree in Economics with a minor in statistics from University of Delhi. She has an exploratory mindset and a keen interest in the pure science subjects, which she studied at the high school level. A logical thinker, she has won many accolades including gold medals for her performance in NSO and IMO. Once an NCC cadet, Manissha has taken part in multiple sporting events – playing volleyball, basketball, and badminton; and has been a member of a multitude of talent clubs ranging from music and drama, to chess and pottery. She has also attended a public speaking workshop conducted by Sanjay Pinto and is a socially active person. She is culturally sensitive; a skill she acquired from her range of volunteer work for National Association for the Blind, Can Support, National Heart Institute, Baby Steps (A learning center for children with special needs), and The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University. In her free time, Manissha enjoys reading, swimming, and solving puzzles.