Vinita Kinra was born in Milton, Ontario on June 2, 1975 and raised in Jaipur, India. She earned her Master's in French degree from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) , New Delhi (1999-2001). Government of France awarded Vinita a scholarship to teach English at Grenoble International High School in France in 2001. She went on to teach English at French universities of Grenoble (2002-2003) and Orleans (2003-2004). Vinita returned to Canada in 2004, and her debut collection of short stories, Pavitra in Paris, was published in 2013. Vinita is a Speaker with Passages Canada, and has inspired new immigrant women to Canada and business networking group in Mississauga.