Gauri Maulekhi is the Trustee of People For Animals – India’s largest animal welfare organization. She is also the Member Secretary of People For Animals Uttarakhand.
Since 1994, she has contributed to animal welfare in various capacities – policy reform, capacity building law enforcement authorities, public awareness as well as sheltering. Maulekhi was awarded the prestigious Nari Shakti Puraskar 2018 by the President of India, for her contribution to the field of animal welfare advocacy.
In 2018, she was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award in the field of animal welfare advocacy by Lucknow University. In 2018, she received the Outstanding Animal protection Award from the Humane Society International at Kansas City, USA. She is also a recipient of the Lush Prize 2017 in London for her contribution towards reducing unnecessary use of animals in laboratories.