Gauri leads Corporate Citizenship at Microsoft in India, and as part of this mandate, owns and drives the Sustainability and Accessibility charters for the India subsidiary, while also managing the overall citizenship communications responsibility. She has been in this role for the past five and a half years. Gauri is a communications professional with over 22 years experience, and has a diverse background across all aspects of communications, both at an agency and at the corporate end, and has even run her own entrepreneurial venture for several years. Gauri has a B.Com degree from Sydenham College, Bombay and a Masters in Communication Studies from Emerson College, Boston, U.S.A.