Vatsala is the co-founder of Happy Horizons Trust, where she manages the operations and coordination between the teams. She is directly responsible for the outreach and partnerships at the organisation with various stakeholders. She did a P.G. Diploma Course in Journalism in Bangalore, after a graduation in English from Women’s College Samastipur, Bihar.
She is currently a WEE fellow at the Women Entrepreneurship and Empowerment Program organised by IIT Delhi. She is trained with the NCC and was the winner of the best cadet competition of Bihar and Jharkhand directorate (in the category of senior wing) held in the year 2007. She has prior work experience in new media and pre-production of films and ads. She has been actively participating in cultural programs in her college days. She is a champion of women empowerment and looks to empower more women through the work at Happy Horizons Trust.