Amina Kishore served for 38 years in Aligarh Muslim University as Professor of English and later as Principal, AMU Women’s College. After taking voluntary retirement from AMU, she joined Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad, in 2007 as Head, Department of English. She retired as Dean, School of Languages, Linguistics, and Indology in 2011. In 2014, she joined MANUU for a second stint as Professor, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Chair. Her interests are in social work and creative writing. She is fluent in five languages.