Shilpa completed her Btech in Electronics and Communication Engineering from FISAT, Angamaly. While pursuing she completed internships with organisations like BSNL and afterwards volunteered in the NGO sector with ‘Make a Difference’. She also worked in freelance educational content development for various institutes after completing her engineering. At CPPR, she interned with the IR Research team initially as a research intern and worked in International conferences. She is also passionate about writing and enthusiastic about India’s rich art and crafts. Apart from her academic interests, she also loves watching movies, cooking and styling clothes.