Shefali Tripathi Mehta

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • Primary School Education
  • Disability Awareness
  • Writing and Editing


Shefali is a part of the Communications Team associated with the University Operations.

Shefali Tripathi Mehta is an in-house English language editor at the University — Associate Editor of the Learning Curve magazine and Editor of University Practice Connect.

Shefali is a postgraduate in English literature with a PG diploma in Advertising and Public Relations. She has over 30 years of experience as a writer and editor. She has worked as an editorial consultant and content analyst with Macmillan, IBM and Pearson Education, among others. 

She writes on social issues, travel, parenting, and disability awareness. Her articles have been published in The Hindu, Deccan Herald, The Reading Hour, The Indian Book Chronicle, The Pioneer, The Hindustan Times, and others.

She is also the author of three non-fiction books and two novels. Shefali volunteers with Arushi, a Bhopal-based NGO working with people with disabilities and curates Gond art to support tribal artists.



  • Mehta, S.T. (2020). People on Our Roof. Niyogi Books (Olive Turtle).
  • Mehta, S.T. (2019). Ek Koshish: The Story of Arushi. Manjul Publishing.
  • Mehta, S.T. (2017). Stuck Like Lint. Niyogi Books (Olive Turtle).
  • Mehta, S.T. (2011). Ek Prarthana. Manjul Publishing.
  • Mehta, S.T. (2008). What Were They Thinking! Indialog Publications Pvt. Ltd.

Book Chapters

  • Mehta, S.T. (2010). In Anthony, S. (Compiled), Why We Don’t Talk. Rupa Publications.
  • Mehta, S.T. (2007). In Beantown Boomtown: Bangalore in the World of Words. Rupa Publications.

Journal Articles

Newspaper Articles

Online Articles

Book Review


Find more of her publications here.