Shoumi Sen is a Strategy, Sales and Marketing professional at a leading global energy management company and currently lives in Los Angeles, California with her husband and 3 year old daughter. Her childhood in Paris, Bombay and Dubai provided her with opportunities to appreciate how Indians preserve their cultural connectedness even while living abroad.
Shoumi Sen, a mother of Asian Indian descent, decided to write her own stories to teach her daughter about her culture. She created "From The Toddler Diaries" which started as a collection of poems she wrote for her daughter and shared with other children.Inspired by interest from kids and encouraged by their parents, she decided to publish the collection."
Her widely acclaimed book 'Celebrate Durga Puja With Me!' portrays the culture and celebration ofDurga Puja as experienced by 3 year old Riya. The book has a pronouncedBengali connection, but is universal to Durga Puja celebrations across several communities.This is her first published book and has provided inspiration for other authors. 'I am happy that this could mean more literature available to our kids in an environment wherediverse books are still hard to come by.'
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