Dr. Gouri Srivastava, is a Professor in Women's Education, National Council of Educational Research and Training, New Delhi. She has done her M.A., M.Phil from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Ph.D. from Delhi University. As a student and as a professional she has received several scholarships at the National and International level. Scholarship awarded are from JNU, Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR), Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) for pursuing M.Phil (1984) and Ph.D. work (1985-86). Scholarships was granted from the George Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research, Braunschweig, Germany to carry out research on analysis of social science textbooks of South Asia from the view point of Gender and Peace (2006). She is an Asia fellow having received scholarship from the Asian Scholarship Foundation Bangkok to undertake research work on Gender and Peace in textual materials and contextual situations in the Republic of Maldives (2006-07). She has presented papers in several National and International seminars/conferences on themes related to Girls' Education and Women s Empowerment.