A former nun and the Principal of St. Mary's College, Trichur, Sister Jesme, is an academic from Kerala, India. She resigned from her post as, Kerala in 2008. Sister Jesme has a doctorate in English Literature.
Sister Jesme decided to become a nun and dedicate her life in the service of God when she was barely in college. Her life as a nun and her experiences with the institution of the Catholic Church in Kerala are recounted in her book, Amen - The Autobiography of a Nun. She was forced to leave the Congregation of the Mother Carmelite (CMC) after she exposed the issues and emotional torment she faced within the congregation.