Meera Mahapatra pursued her Masters Degree from Jamia Millia Islamia and later completed her Master of Philosophy from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
She was part of the Editorial Team of erstwhile Patriot newspaper. She also taught Sociology in Maharshi College of Odisha.
She served as Principal of Shri Ram Bharatiya Kala Kendra, New Delhi. She has contributed several articles to periodicals and has traveled to many countries as head of cultural troupes to promote Indian culture