Shweta Trivedi was born in India to a father who is a veterinarian and a mother who is an educator. She went to a Catholic High School before getting her veterinary degree. She pursued her Masters in Veterinary Immunology while working on diagnostic reagents for bovine tuberculosis. She and her husband, also a veterinarian, moved to Raleigh, NC in 2001 to work on their doctorates at NC State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. During her PhD, Dr Trivedi received a prestigious fellowship called "Preparing the Professoriate". She taught cell signaling along side Dr William Miller, a distinguished professor in Biochemistry. During that experience, she realized that she has a passion for teaching and scholarship. She went on to do a Postdoctoral fellowship in Respiratory Biology at the National Institutes of Health in Maryland & RTP before accepting her current job as a Teaching Associate Professor in Animal Science. She is also the founding director of Veterinary Professions Advising Center (VetPAC). Dr. Trivedi teaches Anatomy and Physiology to Animal Science majors. She also teaches a professional development course for PreVeterinary track students. Currently, her pedagogical research interests lie in the areas of pre-professional veterinary track, course development and study abroad. In 2014 Dr. Trivedi received the Outstanding Global Engagement Award at the University Level and has visited Royal Veterinary Colleges at the University of London and the University of Edinburgh.