Shikha Shisodia

Born and raised in India, Shikha Shisodia holds a degree in law, with majors in banking and finance. She has worked for Citibank Mumbai and a regional business and entertainment news company called Join The Dots, before moving to the UAE in early 2014. She is passionate about researching, writing and reading. When she’s not glued onto a computer screen, she likes to try out new adventure sports.

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