Jesmine received her M.A. and an M.Phil. in French Studies from Delhi University in India, where she has also spent last few years teaching French. She has also worked as an English Language Assistant in France during the academic year of 2010-2011. Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in French Studies at the UNM, she is passionate about studying contemporary women literature, gender studies and the role of women writers in "visible" media constructing or deconstructing women's identities.