Veena is a freelance environmental educator.
She was associated with Haritha Nature club as a student, under poetess Sugathakumari teacher in Jawahar Balabhavan, since 1986. Veena started working as a volunteer since 1991 with WWF-India, in their school programs etc. During 1995, joined INTACH Natural Heritage wing in Trivandrum for five years into 2000. She had been part in evolving a local syllabus for Lakshadweep and Sreekrishnapuram in Palghat district to help the students understand their local ecology and livelihoods. From 2001 into 2012, she was associated with Eco-solutions in building sewage-free toilets in many states in India and Sri Lanka as part of keeping our groundwater and water sources free from pollution. Since 1989 -90, Veena had been involved with raising awareness among students, groups and communities related to our existence, ecology and survival of life on Earth.