She won the All- Asians Debating Championship and was a semifinalist at the AustralAsians in 2006. She has also adjudicated in numerous debating tournaments and was the Deputy Chief Adjudicator at the Brisbane Australs.
In 2006, she received a Fulbright Scholarship to pursue her M.A. in International Relations at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University.
She co-directed the Fall Policy Debate Clinic at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in 2007. Ms. Rajendra continues to be involved with the CSIS debate program. Currently, she works with the Emerging Markets Forum, a not for profit initiative based in Washington D.C.