Pooja is a full-time traveller who has been backpacking and hitchhiking across rural India. She has been travelling continuously since 2016 while writing about her adventures on various platforms and websites. Pooja started off as a freelance content writer and developer with a preference for travel writing and is also proficient in search engine optimization (SEO) and social media marketing (SMM), and now heads the content department for Edgy Scribblers.
Pooja holds a bachelor’s degree in Mass communications and media studies from Thakur College of Science and Commerce, Mumbai. After graduating in 2016, she was associated with Thrillophilia as a travel writer for a couple of years. Being a freelancer, Pooja explored various avenues she came across and one of them was the opportunity to attend the Jagriti Yatra – a train journey that promotes entrepreneurship and social responsibility. She met Pulkit Garg, the founder of Edgy Scribblers, on this journey and they worked together overseeing communications for the core team of Jagriti Yatra. Pooja worked independently as a freelancer for the team but her work was noticed by many, including Pulkit. Thereafter, she has taken up many writing and social media projects from Edgy Scribblers as a Freelance content writer and editor, eventually evolving to being a core team member at Edgy Scribblers.
Recently, Pooja spent six months living on and exploring the culture and lifestyle of the world’s largest river island – Majuli Island, Assam – for a research-based project. Pooja is a conscious, environment-friendly traveller and is a supporter of sustainable tourism. She has worked with various organizations advocating for the cause through her writing and her social media profiles as well.