Born in Kanyakumari district, India, Dr. A. Maria Theresa M.A, M.Ed, MPhil, P.G.Dip., Ph.D., has 25 years of teaching experience. She is a Gold Medalist in M.Ed. and has a Doctorate in Child Care. She was awarded the title 'Awareness Creator' by the catholic Arts and Literature Committee of Madurai. She is a passionate writer and has been contributing to as many as eight weekly and monthly journals in South India, thereby influencing thousands of readers. Till now five of her books in Tamil have been published and well received. Her primary target is to reach out to a multitude of people around the globe to enlighten the women and younger generations.