Seema Kulkarni is one of the founding members of Society for Promoting Participative Eco-System Management, Pune (SOPPECOM). She is presently in SOPPECOM, Pune and co-ordinating the gender and rural livelihoods activities within the organisation. She has co-ordinated various studies and programmes around decentralisation, gender and land, water and sanitation. She has published several articles/book chapters around issues of gender, water, sanitation and rural livelihoods. She has been associated with Stree Mukti Sangharsh Chalwal, the movement for the rights of Single women in Western Maharashtra and is involved in the Coalition of women’s groups in Maharashtra, Stree Mukti Andolan Sampark Samiti. She is currently a member of the National Facilitation Team of Mahila Kisan Adhikar Manch (MAKAAM),Forum for women farmers rights.