Shukla of New Delhi is widely considered one of Asia's leading advocates to
protect animals and wildlife. Educated in the United States, she has worked
with numerous global organisations such as the World Wildlife Federation in
drawing attention to the subject of cruelty to animals. She runs a nonprofit,
nonpartisan organisation called People for Animals, which operates animal
shelters in virtually all of India's 29 states. Ms Shukla is a popular speaker
on the lecture circuit in India, South-east Asia, Europe and the United States.