Deepal Patel is a student in the Graduate Liberal Studies and Conflict Management and Resolution program at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and an educator by profession. She holds a Bachelors in Business Administration from University of North Carolina Charlotte and a Bachelor of Commerce from Gujarat University, India. She considers her travels and detours as her adventures and loves to soak into world cultures, cuisines, and cinema during her free time. She takes pride in serving as the Managing Editor of Palaver because it provides her the opportunity to showcase the unique and creative works of talented authors and artists from across the globe.