As an educator, Raman is the consummate cultural ambassador presenting lectures, workshops and master classes at Universities and Colleges. She provides a variety of residency activities at local schools (K-12) through colleges and Universities including master classes, workshops, lecture demonstrations and for school assemblies; emphasizing the background, cultural context, history, technique, style and movements characteristic of Indian dances.

She has presented over 300 lectures, master classes and workshops on Indian dance, workshops on Indian dance technique, choreography, background, history, religion and culture across the nation which have received funding from Oregon Council for Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, American Library Association, Oregon Cultural Trust, Beaverton Arts Commission, Cultural Coalition of Washington County and local libraries.

She has presented lectures on Indian music and dance at numerous colleges, Universities and schools across the nation, including:

  • Reed College, OR
  • University of Washington, WA
  • George Washington University, Washington DC
  • Flynn Humanities Series, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
  • Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
  • Drexel University, Philadelphia PA
  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH
  • University of Lafayette, LA
  • Arts and Lecture series, Central Washington University, WA
  • University of North Dakota, ND
  • Dayton Community College, Dayton, OH
  • Portland Community College, OR
  • Mount Hood Community College, Gresham, OR
  • University of South Dakota, SD
  • Oregon State University, OR
  • Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
  • Spokane Falls Community College, WA
  • Washington State University, Moscow, ID
  • Yakima Valley Community College, WA
  • Portland State University, OR
  • Clackamas Community College, OR
  • Louisiana State University, LA
  • Central Washington University, Arts
  • Arts & Communication Magnet Academy

Master Class at Louisiana State University

LecDem on Indian dance at Arts and Communication Magnet Academy ACMA

Lec-Dem at Spokane Community College, WA

Pre-concert Lec-Dem at University of Washington attended by 500 people