About

A little about this global native and digital nomad.

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“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail”

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Gauri considers herself a global native.

Cities lived & worked in:
Mumbai, Boston, Savannah, Atlanta.
She is definitely a city girl now veering towards the ocean.

Roles playing currently: Mom, Wife, Designer, Educator, Cultural Entrepreneur.

Education: Typography, graphic design, digital media design, user experience, accessibility, yoga, classical dance, classical music.

Believes in: Herself, being nice, being authentic & learning something new every day.

Passionate about: Cross-cultural communication, diversity education, health & wellness, user experience, design, brand development, travel, food and photography.

Fluent in: English, Hindi, Marathi & French (conversational).

Works (ed) at: An international fashion magazine, a WPP ad agency, an art and design school, a museum. She also helped set up an advertising school.

She integrates her role as a world citizen into that of an educator with the empathy, passion and discipline she imbibes in her students.

Currently enjoying: Conducting workshops based on art, culture and food. Writing, teaching and creating meaningful communication strategies for businesses.

Lead student groups to:

  • Lacoste (off-campus program for SCAD) Lead the Graphic design students for a 3-month quarter at the SCAD campus in Provence. Lead a 1-week exploration of Paris, Milan and Barcelona with students. Met with designers, studios, agencies and car designers besides leading students to museums and cultural experiences. Also developed work for a local winery.
  • Singapore: Traveled with students from her Brand Innovation class for the Global Wellness Summit. 3 students groups competed and won 1st, 2nd 3rd place in the Shark Tank for Wellness competition.

List of clients:

  • JCB North America, Savannah, Ga
  • VetPath Dx, Oncology Dx, Clinical Dx, Chicago, Il
  • 1010 Logic Inc., Chennai, Atlanta, Dubai
  • Anmol Wrap, Mumbai, India
  • SCAD eLearning, Savannah, Ga
  • Tata Global One, Mumbai, India
  • Chateaux Pesquie Winery, Mormoiron, France
  • Michael Carlos Museum, Decatur, Ga
  • Zoo Atlanta, Ga
  • BPL Mobile, Mumbai, India
  • Cadbury’s, Mumbai, India
  • ABN-Amro Bank, Mumbai
  • Boston Consulting Group, Boston, Ma
  • Random House Publishing,  Boston, Ma
  • Massachusetts College of Art – Continuing Ed Dept., Boston, Ma

List of non-profit organizations worked with as part of class or outside of it.

  • AURED, Mumbai India
  • VOICE Today Inc., Atlanta, Ga
  • Union Mission Inc., Savannah, Ga
  • Senior Citizens Inc., Savannah, Ga
  • THROW, Atlanta, Ga
  • ArkFab, Atlanta, Ga
  • Greenbriar Children’s Center, Savannah, Ga
  • Chinmaya Mission Atlanta, Ga