Dr. Gauri Srivastava has done her basic schooling and education from Lucknow. She did her M.Tech. in applied optics from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Further she did Doctorate degree in Nanotechnology from Royal Holloway, University of London, United Kingdom on full scholarship. Dr. Srivastava has basically worked in the field of Experimental Nanotechnology and also worked in all the aspects of Experimental Physics like e-beam lithography, photo-lithography, thin film deposition, ion etching, and also of running low temperature measurements in a He3 cryostat.

Dr. Srivastava has taught in India and United Kingdom. After having gone through a lot of multicultural experiences, she has found a different meaning to life. Although coming from a scientific background, she always felt the urge to express herself through her writings.