Dr. Sonam Chawla is a Fellow in Management from Management Development Institute, Gurgaon (India), in the area of Organizational Behavior. Prior to that, she has worked for 5 years with leading companies across different verticals in the human resource function, contributing primarily to organizational development, learning and development roles. She has done her MBA in HR from FORE School of Management, Delhi and B.Com(Hons.) from Jesus & Mary College, Delhi University.
Her doctoral thesis is on the subject of gender diversity at the board level and career advancement of women. Her research interests include gender diversity in organisations , well-being, careers, psychological capital and qualitative research methodology. She has published research papers, book chapters and cases in peer reviewed high impact factor and ABDC listed journals like Frontiers in Psychology. She has also been selected to present her research at international conferences of repute like Academy of Management(AOM) , Indian Academy of Management(INDAM) and Oxford University. She is also a reviewer for international journals and conferences of repute. Additionally, she is an active member of the Academy of Management( OB, Careers & GDO division).
Her other interests include swimming in which she has won national level competitions , and reading current and military affairs .