was born in Mumbai, India. She has a B.A. from Brandeis University in Economics and Sociology, and an M.A. from Stanford University in Communication. She has written and edited a wide assortment of material, and worked on communication strategy and materials with clients including the First Lady of the City of New York, Oxfam, the World Health Organization, the United Nations Development Programme, Sesame Workshop International, and United We Dream. She writes and edits grants, annual reports, web copy, op-eds, blogs and articles. Her writing has been published in India, the U.S., England, South Africa and Canada. She is a founding board member of Point of View, a women’s media group in Mumbai, India. She continues to write and publish both fiction and non-fiction. She lives on the Lower East Side of Manhattan with her family.