Abha Rishi

Dr. Abha Rishi is an Associate Professor, International Business at Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH), Greater Noida. She has 18 years of experience in the field of international trade- in industry and academics. She is an EEC Honors through NEN, from STVP, Stanford University, US. She also holds a PhD, PGDIBO, MFT and MIB in the field of international business and management. She was a Fulbright Research Fellow, selected by the USIEF, from India at Rutgers University, Newark, US for 2009-10. She has also been selected for the 10,000 Women Global Programme under the aegis of Goldman Sachs-London Business School, held in India with NEN. She was the Programme Director from BIMTECH, for the Goldman Sachs project being run in UP, NCR and Orissa.

Education and Achievements:

  • Science graduate from Punjab University
  • She completed her Masters in International Business from Panjab University
  • Fulbright scholar, Green innovation and women entrepreneurship

She is also the Chairperson for the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development (CIED) at BIMTECH.

She has published and presented papers in various domestic and international forums. She has recently been selected as one of the semi- finalists in the GDN Japanese Award for Outstanding Research in development work. She has traveled extensively in Zambia, Russia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Colombia, Dubai and USA as part of her work and also for research. She is also the managing editor for the South Asian Business Review- a peer reviewed journal.Her areas of interest are International Retailing and Entrepreneurship. Her hobbies include reading and quizzing. She has also won the Championship Winners Trophy in 2008 in the All India Women’s Quiz conducted by AIMA.

  • Location: India
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