Pratiti Tagore was born and educated in the bustling city of Kolkata, India. She completed her undergraduate degree in Architecture from Bengal Engineering & Science University, India, after which she moved to Delhi, where she earned a post-graduate degree in Urban Planning from School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi. As a final year project, she analyzed the environmental impacts of human activities such as poor sanitation habits, discharge of effluent into water channels, and construction of rapid transit systems on the river beds. She first worked as an Urban Researcher in Chennai, India, and later worked as an Architect and Urban Planner in Kolkata, India. During her time working after graduation, her interests gradually shifted from core architecture to physical infrastructure planning. She believes good infrastructure should be accessible to all regardless of financial ability. Her research interests include development of water and sanitation management systems, along with their design and planning in congruence with transit development.