Rashi Sonal

Rashi Sonal

PhD candidate in Organisational Behaviour

Department of Management

Room No
MAR 5.45
English, Hindi
Key Expertise
Identity, Image, Independent Work

About me

Rashi examines individual identity work, both within and outside the traditional boundaries of the workplace. One of her projects examines the identity work of independent workers such as Instagram influencers. She is also interested in the relationship between identity and image and how that plays out in the workplace. Rashi chaired a symposium titled: ‘Identity Work Beyond the Organisational Scaffold’ at the 2023 Academy of Management Conference and was nominated for the Best Symposium award in the Managerial and Organisational Cognition (MOC) Division.

Before joining LSE, Rashi received a dual MSc degree in Global Strategic Management from the University of Virginia, US, and ESADE Business School, Spain. She holds a Bachelors in Commerce (Honours) from the University of Delhi, India.

Rashi has received several awards and scholarships. She received the ‘Best Paper of the Track’ award at the 2020 Indian Academy of Management Conference and was awarded a scholarship for her MSc programme. 

Rashi also has industry experience in financial audit, having worked with Deloitte for two years.

Expertise Details

Identity; Identity work; Image; Image Discrepancy; Independent Work; Influencer Economy