Last Updated on August 19, 2023 by Robert C. Hoopes
IIM Ahmedabad Class of 2023 Member, Soumya Mohil, Prepares for Successful MBA Career
New Delhi, India – Soumya Mohil, a native of New Delhi, India, is set to embark on an exciting journey as a member of the Class of 2023 at the prestigious Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM Ahmedabad). Soumya, who holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economics from Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi, is eager to take full advantage of the MBA program to enhance her career prospects.
Prior to enrolling in business school, Soumya gained valuable experience as Manager – Strategy and Partnerships at the Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy (CSIP) at Ashoka University. During her time at CSIP, she was involved in outlining the organization’s strategy, executing key projects, setting up internal systems and processes, and undertaking organizational development initiatives. Her dedication and contribution earned her recognition and paved the way for her future success.
After graduation, Soumya has secured a position in the Human Resources function at a leading Technology Consulting firm. This opportunity highlights the high demand for the skills and knowledge that MBA graduates bring to the business world.
During her time at IIM Ahmedabad, Soumya actively participated in various extracurricular activities and served as an elected member of the Alumni Committee. Her contributions focused on enhancing alumni relations and improving engagement initiatives, further cementing her commitment to fostering meaningful connections within the business community.
One of Soumya’s proudest achievements during her MBA journey was the transformation she experienced through the “Negotiation Strategies for Managers” course. Applying the learnings from the course to her daily interactions with people proved invaluable and solidified her ability to navigate complex situations.
Reflecting on her MBA experience, Soumya believes that she could have pushed herself further and taken more risks. However, she also recognizes the importance of collaboration and the supportive nature of her batchmates, who played a crucial role in her personal and professional growth.
Soumya’s selection of IIM Ahmedabad was driven by the institution’s focus on General Management and its renowned case-based pedagogy. As a standout student, she excelled in the People Analytics course, which explored analytical strategies for personnel management.
Looking ahead, Soumya aspires to make a lasting impact in the business world through the human resources function. She also aims to gain a more holistic perspective by exploring roles in different functions, broadening her understanding of organizational dynamics.
Her unique perspective, experience in the impact sector, and contributions to alumni engagement have earned her recognition among her peers and faculty at IIM Ahmedabad. Professor Viswanath Pingali, Chairperson of MBA – PGPX at IIM Ahmedabad, has high hopes for Soumya’s future, believing that she is on a path to an amazing career.
As Soumya prepares to graduate and embark on her professional journey, her story serves as an inspiration to aspiring MBA students and highlights the incredible opportunities that a well-rounded business education at IIM Ahmedabad can provide.