Mona Pandeya is the manager in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and is responsible for a portfolio of diversity programs and activities that positively impact the CHOP workforce, workplace, and related communities. She also serves as an expert consultant collaborating with leaders and employees in their creation and support of inclusive and diverse teams.

Most recently, Mona worked in the CHOP Leadership Institute providing frontline managers with high touch, experiential, learning opportunities to empower them to thrive in their roles as leaders. Prior to CHOP, she was the Director of Learning & Development at Bioclinica, a clinical trial solutions provider based in the Philadelphia region. There she built an L&D Center of Excellence for a client base of 3500 employees located in 16 countries, through several M&A activities, as well as Leadership and Ownership transitions. Mona began her career working in training and organizational development at ARAMARK, managing, facilitating, and developing programs for a diverse audience in all levels of leadership. She then went on to build the learning function at Firstrust Bank including acting as the organization’s diversity officer.

Mona holds a master’s degree in organizational development from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia and a bachelor’s of science in psychology and communication from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Mona has traveled to over ten countries and still has yet to visit Mexico!

Education and Training

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Psychology and Communication - Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Graduate Degree

Masters in Organizational Development - Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles