Shipra Bhatia is the author of Kolam Konnect, a women-centric digital platform focussing on various contemporary issues through diverse perspectives.

Shipra has worked with UN agencies in India on women empowerment, livelihoods, and governance. She works on issues related to affordable housing in the USA. She studied Elementary Education, Politics, Governance, and Business Management.

She is interested in understanding how religion and culture shaped social, economic, and political realities in the Indian subcontinent, Central Asia, and the Middle East. She uses various forms of storytelling, such as global cinema, folktales, mythology, and legends, to know and understand life and death and everything else in between.

She is a baker and herbalist in another dimension.

She is a seeker of the unknown and perhaps, unknowable.

Born in Delhi, India, she now lives in California.