Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Texas Woman's University, United States - 4.0/4.0 GPA
Ms. Soniya Rijal is a PhD candidate in School of Management and Governance at UNSW. She is pursuing her PhD in “Globalization and Social-Commercial Paradoxes: The Case of Nepalese Microfinance Institutions” under the supervision of Associate Professor Josh Keller and Associate Professor Hokyu Hwang. Before coming to UNSW, she completed Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Texas Woman’s University, USA. Her specific research interest includes organizational paradoxes, social entrepreneurship and Bottom of the Pyramid (BOP) enterpreneurship. Broadly, she is interested in understanding how organizations can have a positive social impact, how organizations manage competing elements simultaneously that are often difficult to sustain, such as profit and social missions, long-term versus short-term goals, global versus local culture. Currently, she is researching Nepalese microfinance institutions to understand how organizations manage social and commercial tensions and shape organization's practices. She also has more than 5 years of working experience in non-profit field in Nepal.
Sessional Tutor (Teaching and Grading) of Global Business Environment (MGMT5601)