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Diana Bilimoria

Diana Bilimoria is KeyBank Professor and Chair of the Department of Organizational Behavior at the Weatherhead School of Management , Case Western Reserve University. She was the 2011-12 Division Chair of the Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division of the Academy of Management. She has served as the editor of the Journal of Management Education.

She has been internationally recognized for her leadership, research and service.  At Case Western Reserve University she received the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women's Spotlight Series Prize for Women's Scholarship (2007), and the Weatherhead School of Management's Doctoral Teaching Excellence Award (2002).


Dr. Bilimoria's research focuses on gender diversity in governance and leadership, and organizational transformation. 

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.


Dr. Bilimoria's teaching pertains to leadership development, emotional intelligence, and the effective recruitment, advancement and retention of women and minority employees.

As a scholar, coach, educator, and consultant, Dr. Bilimoria helps individuals and organizations enhance their leadership contributions and impact to create positive benefits for the betterment of society. Her work on gender diversity, emotional intelligence, and leadership development has applications for individual, group, and organizational change.

Coaching and Consulting

Dr. Bilimoria provides the following managerial and board coaching and consulting services for corporations and non-profit organizations:

• Recruitment, advancement, and retention of women and
  minority employees
• Board roles and effective governance
• Leadership development
• Executive coaching
• Mentoring programs


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Diana Bilimoria
KeyBank Professor
Chair of the Department of Organizational Behavior
Professor of Organizational Behavior
Weatherhead School of Management

Office: Peter B. Lewis Building,427
Phone: 216.368.2115
E-mail: diana.bilimoria@case.edu

Diana Bilimoria has been a Principal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator on three ADVANCE grants from the National Science Foundation to advance women faculty in science and engineering.

These include:
Institutions Developing Excellence in Academic Leadership (IDEAL), a 3-year grant (2009-2012) to seed gender equity related institutional transformation in six Northern Ohio universities ;
a 1-year research grant (2009-2010) to investigate the diversity, equity and inclusion outcomes of the ADVANCE award program; and
Academic Careers in Engineering and Science (ACES), a 5-year award (2003 - 2008) to advance women faculty in engineering and the sciences at CWRU.