Gouri Banerjee


Co-founder & Secretary

Gouri co-founded Saheli in 1996, and has served on the Saheli Board for many years. She  supervised the domestic violence portfolio and has successfully raised funds from many foundations to support Saheli’s work. Gouri took leadership in starting the computer literacy classes in Cambridge, Waltham, and Quincy and Saheli’s Support Group Gup Shup, Parenting classes in Burlington and  Saheli’s Legal advocacy program. Over the years, she has done consistent work in outreach to universities, colleges and community organizations on behalf of Saheli and connected Saheli to student groups such as those at Harvard, Boston University, Northeastern University,  Brandeis University and Emmanuel College. Gouri is an Associate Professor Emeritus at Emmanuel College in Boston and holds a Ph.D. from Boston University. Gouri leads the domestic violence portfolio at Saheli.