Mint received a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from MIT. She is a scientist and peace activist. She believes that innovation and technology enable people to express their full potential. She believes that ideas and ideals can transform human hearts and, therefore, the world. She believes that dialogue imparting hope and courage is the path for lasting peace. Based on the profound philosophy based on the dignity of life she learned from her mentor, Daisaku Ikeda, Mint has shared her thoughts on various topics related to peace such as value-creating education, and nuclear disarmament at Harvard Kennedy School, MIT and Tufts University.