Diana Bilimoria, Ph.D. is Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Department of Organizational Behavior, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University. She received her Ph.D. in Business Administration from The University of Michigan.
Dr. Bilimoria’s research focuses on leadership, governance, gender and diversity in organizations. Her work helps individuals and organizations enhance their leadership contributions and impact to create positive benefits. She is interested in studying issues surrounding the representation, careers, quality of life and success of individuals in organizations, especially women and underrepresented minorities, particularly their advancement to and participation in senior organizational ranks such as in top executive teams and on boards of directors. Her work on gender diversity, emotional intelligence, and leadership development has applications for individual, group, and organizational change. Her research has been used to facilitate the institutional transformation of research universities to become more inclusive of the success and contributions of women faculty. Other applications include the improvement of corporate and nonprofit organizational practices of selection, performance evaluation, advancement, and leadership development to attract and retain a diverse workforce.