Prof.(Dr.) Ritu S.Sood is an alumna of AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia. She commenced her professional career as Correspondent with NHK-Radio and Television Network of Japan. She has worked and filmed at the grassroots level in several states of India with national NGOs and international organisations committed to eradicating Child Servitude and Gender Insensitivity with special attention to the protection of children and marginalised segments of society.
She researched the efficacy and efficiency of the human rights campaign of Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthis ‘Global March against Child Labour through the continents of Asia, America, Africa and Europe. The march eventually culminated at the ILO headquarters in Geneva (1998)
Her film ‘Desh ki Shaan hai Beti was released to the nation by the former President of India, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.
Her film on the noted freedom fighter and social worker "Durgābāi Deshmukh", was released to the nation by former Prime Minister of India Sh. Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Prof. Sood has also produced and directed TV serials, documentaries, for both National and International networks, Films Division and various Ministries of GOI. She has won many laurels for contribution not only as a film maker but also as an Author of more than 10 books.
In the process of discharging professional commitments, she has travelled to different parts of the world, such as the USA, Europe, South East Asia among others.