Maheswari started her science career with an undergraduate degree in Pharmacy and later went on to complete a master’s degree in Biotechnology in India. She then pursued a Ph.D. at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in the USA. Her dissertation was in the area of pharmacology and was about characterizing allosteric modulators of cannabinoid type -2 receptors as novel therapeutics for inflammatory diseases. She has published her work during her Ph.D. in peer-reviewed journals. Soon after her Ph.D., she worked as an Assistant Professor at Stella Maris College in Chennai, India. Subsequently, she started doing several science writing assignments as a freelancer. Communicating science eloquently for all types of audiences to understand is one of her strengths. She currently holds a position as a senior analyst in a private company and continues to actively pursue her passion for science writing.