Shalini lives with her husband and daughter in the quaint little town of Zionsville, IN. She was born in Southern India and moved to the United States at the age of 22. She speaks her native language 'Tamil' at home.
She has a bachelor's degree in Electronics & Communication engineering from Bharathidasan University, India and received her Master's degree in Information systems management from Ferris State University. She likes to cook South Indian and blended cuisine meals at home especially during the weekends.
Apart from reading, writing and cooking, Shalini is also passionate about music. She is a trained vocalist in South Indian Classical and contemporary music. She was lead vocalist in a band for more than 6 years before moving to the United States for higher education.