A global citizen, journalist and educator living in the Chicago area with an interest in the Indian diaspora in the United States.
Shalini Parekh is a journalist and freelance writer living in the Chicago area, with an interest in issues of identity and culture, particularly with regard to the Indian diaspora in the US. She is adjunct faculty at Columbia College Chicago in the journalism department. She contributes to a blog for the Times of India and also freelances as a broadcast reporter for Times Now, the television news network based in India.
Her experience as a mother and an immigrant has informed her world view.