Shajia has completed her graduation from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi University. She has an interdisciplinary learning experience in History, Political Science, and Conflict Analysis & Peace-Building. She has done her post-graduation in Human Rights & Duties Education from Jamia Millia Islamia University, during which she also interned with South Asian Human Rights Documentation Centre (SAHRDC) and researched extensively on the use of pellet guns in Kashmir. She has worked with CES-HDP as a researcher during the course of her Masters degree and is currently involved in the second phase as well. In the future, she aspires to understand Muslim segregation in India.