Shamli is a self-designed learner who has done her education outside the school system throughout her life. She lives in Palampur, Himachal. Her interests are in mathematics, physics, biology, art, writing and more. She also likes to look at things under a microscope, bake bread and cakes, used to play the tabla, and attempted the flute. She has worked with schools in primary classes as a math facilitator for about two years, where she also designed the curriculum to develop thinking classrooms. For her mathematical game design for education project, she was selected as an Ashoka Youth Venturer in 2019 . She was part of ThinQ's IIE-2019 cohort.