Evaluation and Learning Lead
Stanford Seed (Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies), Stanford Graduate School of Business
Sonali Rammohan works on the intersection of business and social impact. As Evaluation and Learning Lead at Stanford Seed, she studies the impact of Seed’s entrepreneurial support programs on entrepreneurs, their businesses and society. Prior to Seed, Sonali served as director of the Stanford Value Chain Innovation Initiative, a research initiative led by professors Hau Lee and Haim Mendelson which explores how technology, sustainability, and trade are disrupting global value chains. There she collaborated on research and conferences exploring responsible supply chains, technology in agribusiness, shared value in agriculture, last-mile delivery in e-commerce, and more. She has served as project director of a three-year study funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on health delivery logistics in Zambia, and researched value chain strengthening in the Gambia, Ghana, China, and India.
She has numerous publications, including a recent article on long term entrepreneurial support in Stanford Social Innovation Review. Before Stanford, Sonali worked in supply chain finance at PepsiCo, served as finance and administration director at a San Francisco HIV/AIDS organization, and served on the board of a child care organization. Sonali holds an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a BS in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.