Amina Kishore worked in Aligarh Muslim University as professor of English for over 38 years, and as Principal of AMU Women’s College. She moved to Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad where she worked for over eight years as Head & Dean and then as Professor, Maulana Azad Chair. She has been associated with the University of Hyderabad and English and Foreign Languages University as visiting faculty and as evaluator of theses and projects. She is fluent in Urdu, Telugu and Hindi and translates between these languages and English. She is associated with NGOs like FEA Aligarh and Apna Watan Hyderabad.