Surabhi Agarwal has been a programmer and database administrator for 25+ years. Outside of her professional career, she serves as Secretary for Indo-American Cultural Foundation of New Jersey (IACFNJ). She has led voter registration drives in her town and raised awareness among South Asians about the importance of voting. She is also a long- time member of Amateur Astronomers Association of Princeton, where she co-edits the monthly journal Sidereal Times and administers the website.
She is also an environmentalist. She is on the township Shade Tree Commission and is working to restore native flora in her town of Monroe, NJ.