Nalini Krishnankutty is a first-generation immigrant American writer, researcher and speaker, who focuses on the history, experiences and contributions of immigrants. In her writings, presentations and workshops, Nalini explores the common threads that link our multiple identities across real, abstract and imagined boundaries.
Nalini came to the United States as a graduate student, and received her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Chemical Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University, while also taking several courses in Women's Studies. She is an alumnus of the University Department of Chemical Technology (UDCT, now called ICT), Mumbai, India.
Nalini is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and a 2015 VONA/Voices alumnus.
2017 Virginia Hamilton Conference Workshop; P.C. Christine Getrost