Gauri Bhure Roy
Gauri Bhure heads Corporate Social Responsibility for a tech company and is the co-founder of the feminist parenting collective Parenthesis India. She has 17 years of global experience in education, gender and social justice and is passionate about developing just systems and compassionate young people. She has served as a director, consultant, teacher and teacher trainer and worked across India, UK, Germany and China.
She is the former Head for the United World Colleges Committee of India, where she led all aspects of its strategic planning, scholarship selections, and set up its fundraising function. She served as the Asia-Pacific representative on the UWC Council and worked with the Tibetan Government-in-Exile to set up the UWC Refugee Scholarship program in India. She trained teachers in building inclusive classrooms in conflict zones as a consultant for UNESCO’s Mahatma Gandhi Institute for Peace and Sustainable Development.
Gauri has been an advisor and consultant at UNICEF, The Drama School of Mumbai and Institute of Development Studies, UK. She was also the founding director for The Foundation, an NGO focused on education and social justice and a copyeditor for The Times of India. Gauri holds a MSc in Gender from the London School of Economics and a BA in International Studies from Denison University.
Gauri is an Ashtanga Yoga teacher and a meditation practitioner.