Contact Dr Savita Kumra


Visiting Fellow Savita is a Senior Lecturer at Brunel Business School. She completed her doctorate at Cranfield School of Management. She is also Associate Fellow in the Novak Druce Centre for Professional Services at the Said Business School, University of Oxford. Savita has held academic posts at Oxford Brookes and Keele Universities. She is co-track chair for the Gender in Management Track at the British Academy of Management Conference, a committee member of the BAM Special Interest Group on Gender in Management, and on the Editorial Board of Gender in Management: An International Journal. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Savita’s research interests focus on diversity, the gendered nature of the career development process in the professional services and the importance of developing and deploying key career enhancement strategies, e.g. impression management, and building and leveraging social capital. She has published in British Journal of Management, Gender, Work and Organization, Journal of Business Ethics and Gender in Management: An International Journal. She has also recently published a textbook with Oxford University Press, entitled ‘Managing Diversity and Equality: Theory and Practice’, and co-authored with colleague Simonetta Manfredi. Savita has contributed to a number of executive programmes focusing on Women’s Leadership Development for Cranfield School of Management and has worked internationally in Geneva, Saudi Arabia and the Philippines.