Dhanya Mani graduated with a Bachelor of Arts/Laws with honours at Macquarie University, and in 2018 worked as a tipstaff in the Equity Division of the Supreme Court of NSW.
She is currently studying English Literature and Philosophy at the University of Sydney, and is a reporter for Honi Soit.
Dhanya is an advocate for change and the empowerment of political minorities. She is the Wentworth organiser for the Australian Republic movement, and is founding a not-for-profit to support the election, preselection, and promotion of women in the Coalition. She is a member of the Liberal Party.