Gauri is a post-graduate in Design Management from NID and a graduate in Knitwear Design from NIFT. She started her career as knitwear designer at Arvind Mills Ltd. and later shifted to education, teaching at the IIS University for about four years, while consulting with various organizations including MSME and Department of DST on design-related issues. Her areas of interest include Design and Intellectual Property Rights, knitwear design and history of world costumes. When not working, she enjoys cooking, travelling and reading nonfiction.