Mini Sukumar teaches Women’s Studies at Department Women's Studies at the University of Calicut, Kerala since 2005. Actively involved with women’s movement in Kerala from the early 1990s and associated with, ‘Sthree Padana Kendram’, the first women’s collective that raised cultural/social issues relating to the women’s question in Kerala. She was State Programme Director of Kerala Mahila Samakhya Society, a national women empowerment project. She contributes articles, book reviews, columns and, presents television programs and a founder member of Women’s Imprint, a feminist publishing house. She is presently National General Secretary of Indian Association for Women’s Studies (IAWS), a professional association that aims to further women's studies as an interdisciplinary academic field concerned with women, in different disciplines within and beyond educational institutions. She is a member of the Governing Body of Gender Park, Department of Women & Child Development, Government of Kerala.