Rev (Dr) JM Sharath Sowseelya is an ordained minister of Church of South India, a union of Anglican and Reformed traditions in India. She served as a faculty for the theological colleges of the Senate of Serampore, India. Many of her writings and articles are published for varied readers. At present, she is rendering services as a clergy for Rayalaseema Diocese, Church of South India. Her doctoral research uses feminist perspectives to analyze how young adult rape survivors in India cope to highlight its significance for pastoral care and counseling.