The Diplomatic Trailing Spouse

An Observer in a Coveted Profession, Shrouded in Myth and Reality
Or
A Marionette in Restraint?

EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY DIPLOMATIST Annual Edition 2016 Page 79

Published by Jayshree Misra Tripathi

Jayshree, as the eldest of five daughters, includes her maiden surname 'Misra' in her writing. She lived a nomadic life from 1986 till 2015, as the wife of a career foreign service officer in the Indian Civil Service, and has written from across three continents - as a freelance journalist, teacher and poet. She worked briefly in the print media, in Delhi, during the mid-80s and began again online from 2014. Jayshree followed up her MA in English (Literature) from Delhi University (1978), with a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Rights Law from the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru (Distance Education programme, 2001). She has taught English Language and Literature, been an examiner in English for the Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Organisation and was their trained Consultant for the DP & CP. Jayshree advocates cross cultural conversation with #HarmonyInDiversity, and ways to #HelpHerWalkForward in India.

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