Rosie Chawla

Coordinator and Curriculum Developer, Global Scholar

Rosie Manmeet Chawla has a master’s degree in Conflict Resolution & Negotiations from Columbia University, post-graduate certification from Wharton Business School, and a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Temple University. She holds nineteen years of business experience, and most recently, she worked for the UNESCO Center for Peace China Office as a Director of Development and Partnerships. Currently, she has ongoing projects in China, Nepal, Kenya, Afghanistan, India, and the USA. Before UNESCO, Rosie worked as Global Projects Advisor for three and half years. She designed curriculums, educational projects, community events, public forums, and training on global issues across different parts of China. In 2021, Rosie served as a judge for the 2021 Worldwide UNESCO Club Youth Multimedia Competition and a moderator for the UNESCO MGIEP Talking Across Generations on Education (TAGe) series, where she conducted an open forum dialogue with the honorary Dr.Dipu Moni, a Bangladeshi politician and the Minister of Education of Bangladesh. In 2020 she was UNESCO. Keynote speaker for the “International Day of Solidarity” “and invited to present at Conference on World Affairs 2021 in Boulder, Colorado. She was inducted into the Advisory Board for Business for Peace Council USA and was also a speaker for the Greater Association for Conflict Resolution/New York City. In 2019, Rosie was a top finalist in Shanghai by the Women Professional Society for Social Impact and invited to Norway in 2018 & 2019 to attend the Business for Peace Forum. In 2016, she traveled to Greece with a scholarship from Columbia University to research Syrian refugees’ lives. After Greece, she worked for the United Nations Office for Drugs & Crime in Myanmar for six months as a conflict researcher. In 2017, she was awarded a fellowship from the UN consultative agency to go to Palestine and meet twenty businesses and NGOs working on the conflict between Palestine & Israel. In 2017 and 2018, she was selected to attend the prestigious OECD Forum in Paris, and in 2018 she was selected as one of the top 10% delegates for the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations.