Shruthi Rao is an author and editor. She has a Master’s degree in energy engineering, and worked in the IT industry before she started writing. She is the author of Sukanya Rahman is an Indian classical dancer and visual artist. Born in Kolkata, she studied painting at the College of Art in New Delhi and the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris on a French Government scholarship. She also studied modern dance at the Martha Graham School in New York.