ASHWINI SHENOY is an Electronics Engineer by profession and a writer by passion. In addition to a Master’s Degree in Technology, Ashwini has a diploma in creative writing. A fervent reader, she has an abiding interest in stories with positive life lessons. She wrote her first story at the age of eight and has been writing ever since, experimenting across genres. She believes in drawing into the literary limelight underrated yet pivotal characters, real and fictional, inspiring readers with their stories. Shikhandini – Warrior Princess of the Mahabharata (Leadstart 2019), her debut novel, was critically acclaimed by readers and booklovers around the world. She is also a lifestyle blogger, photographer, and an avid painter in oils.