Mrs.SwarnaPrabhakar holds a degree in B.Sc., LLB. Born in an Agricultural Family. She is actively associated with the Bangalore Mediation Centre as a qualified Mediator initiated by High court of Karnataka and also the Life member of Red Cross Society. She is the Founder president of Arpitha Rural Development Society (Regd) and Founder President of Arpitha Abode (Total Care Home for Destitute Children at Shivamogga) Mrs.SwarnaPrabhakar was formerly a Board of Visitors at Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore. During 1986-89, Mrs. Swarna Prabhakar was the Chairperson of Karnataka State Handicraft Development Corporation (Govt. Of Karnataka) and during 1995-98 she was involved in the overall development of Malnad areas of Karnataka comprising of 13 districts.