Preeti Sampat works with the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan, Rajasthan and does research on Swajaldhara. She has done her BA with Economics major from Fergusson College, Poona and MA in socio-cultural anthropology from State University of New York at Binghamton, USA.

Her areas of interest include: Implications of Economic Globalisation on poor people; People's Movements for Rights; State Accountability and Transparency and People-centered policy-making. She has also authored Economic Globalisation Today, a Books for Change, 2004 publication.