Ms Gauri Wagenaar has more than 25 years of experience in creative thinking in The Netherlands and India. Trained initially in the History of Art (M.A. University of Leiden, The Netherlands). She has lived in two cultures and speaks six languages. She has applied herself to producing dictionaries, paper restoration, designing informatics and assisting with exhibition designs. She established and ran the Dutch Govt. trade office in Ahmedabad for 15 years. She has built strong networks across industries and taken on leadership roles, advising several non-profits and serving on educational boards. Passionate, vocal and an activist, Gauri believes in “learning by doing” and thinking pragmatically.