Visiting Doctoral Student; Center for Positive Organizations; University of Michigan's Ross School of Business
In Winter 2017, Raina was a visiting doctoral student at the Center for Positive Organizations, University of Michigan's Ross School of Business. She nominated and led two award-winning Positive Business Project teams – UAE Exchange and F5 Escapes. Her research focuses on positive practices, enablers and impact of a positive business initiative implemented at a Middle Eastern financial services firm. Specifically, she explores roles of positive psychological capital, social connections, and job engagement in positive organizational change. Prior to joining the doctoral program in 2013, Raina did her undergraduate study in Business Management and master’s study in Organizational Psychology at MLS University, India. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering at a free school educating tribal girls, teaching meditation and breathing-based programs to rural youths.