Parimal is the Managing Trustee of Praj Foundation and steers the CSR wing of the company. She is a communication consultant and a journalist by training. She has taught at the Department of Communications and Journalism at the Pune University for six years.

As a recipient of Fulbright Fellowship, Parimal has acquired MS at Syracuse University, New York, USA. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts with major in English, followed by a post graduate degree in Journalism and Communications. She has also been awarded the Rotary fellowship for group study exchange program to study media institutions in Austria, Germany and erstwhile Czechoslovakia. She has completed core courses in creative writing at Cambridge University.