With post graduate qualifications in English Literature and Fine Arts and Indology, from University of Pune and University of Mumbai respectively, Shilpa Shetty Sonawane has several other qualifications in Journalism, Fashion Designing, Advertising and Public Relations and Teaching Arts, Entrepreneurship, and persuing Doctoral Research Program (PhD) in Ingology from Tilak Maharashtra University. She is a recognized painter in her own right and is amongst the rare few artists who have been known for excellence in Tantric paintings and art.
Over the years she has delved into a variety of activities, always delivering delight to those who choose to associate with her. Beginning with teaching children in a reputed school, Shilpa has also been involved in active teaching both in B-Schools and other technical institutes as visiting faculty in the field of Language and Communication skills. Having started as journalist in the Indian Express group, Shilpa has done Computer Aided Embroidery Designing.
By the turn of the millennium, Shilpa turned to becoming an Entrepreneur and launched a fashion and design organization named and styled as A2 Creations. This is now a successful and smoothly running organization. However, driven by a powerful desire to help spread happiness, she conceived FluENGcy as an organization that would help empower people and make them adept at living lives in tune with the changing times.
Being a gregarious person, she has been a voice over artist & has also dabbled with the camera at the Film and Television Institute with élan.