Seema completed a Masters in Public Policy from the Ford School at the University of Michigan in 2015, and previously received her Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Before entering graduate school, Seema worked as a community advocate for low income working women in Milwaukee, Wisconson as an AmeriCorps volunteer. She helped campaign for paid sick leave in Milwaukee, as well as worked with youth to counter racial profiling legislation after the passage of Arizona's SB1070. She later returned to Michigan to work as a shelter advocate at Women's Aid Service in Mt. Pleasant, MI. She became engaged with APIAVote-MI during her time at the Ford School. Since graduating in 2015 from the Ford Schoo, she started work as the State Policy Fellow with the Michigan League for Public Policy.