Shalini Mulackal is a Presentation Sister, teaching systematic theology at Vidyajyoti College of Theology, Delhi. She has completed her Doctoral studies from the University of Madras and did her research on Religio-cultural practices of Dalit women. Currently she is the President of the Indian Theological Association (ITA), member of Indian Women Theologians Forum (IWTF), former coordinator of Ecclesia of Women of Asia (EWA), and board member of Centre for Dalit Studies (CDS) Delhi. Her recent publication includes two volumes of Biblical commentaries from a Dalit perspective, one on Ruth, Esther and Judith and the other on the Minor Prophets. These have been published by CDS as volume 6 and 20 of the Dalit Bible Commentary series.