Donna Sosnowski

  • Adjunct Lecturer
  • Senior Associate Director, Graduate Center for Career Development
Academic Division: Management


Donna is an Adjunct Faculty member in the Management Division at Babson College, where she teaches Organizational Behavior and also serves as the Director of the Undergraduate Center for Career Development.

Donna Sosnowski has led and set the strategic direction of Human Resources in diverse large and small corporate environments. Her career spans more than two decades and includes work with Fortune 500 companies and start up companies across a broad spectrum of industries. Her experience includes publicly and privately held organizations in consumer products and services, manufacturing, financial services, consulting and the hospitality industry.

Donna has coached and directed senior management teams in creating dynamic, agile, collaborative, performance oriented cultures She has successfully facilitated organization redesign, continuous improvement, rightsizing and turn around as well as due diligence, mergers, acquisitions and company divestitures. Donna has a unique ensemble of skills as a strategic human resources partner, coach, teacher, negotiator and catalyst for change.

Donna has directed the HR function at companies such as: Millennium Partners Sports Club Management, Citizens Financial Group, USTrust, Budget Rent a Car, Groundwater Technology and Monet Jewelers. Donna’s client companies cross industry segments and include: Reebok, Kronos, Talbots, Dunkin Brands, Lantheus Medical, Staples and Caritas.

Donna coaches today’s leaders as well as emerging leaders, looking to bridge the gap and build alliances. She has worked with undergraduates, MBA candidates, alumni, academic leaders, parents, individuals in transition as well as senior executives. Her experience spans culturally diverse populations with a focus on enhancing career development and career competencies, designed to ready individuals for their careers.

Donna has extensive executive leadership experience, combined with consulting, coaching, teaching and business experience. She has served as a Career Expert for the Financial Times “Ask the Expert Jobs Clinic”, as well as “ Ask the Expert” on, and quoted in Inc. magazine

Academic Degrees

  • MS, State University of New York
  • BS, State University of New York


  • Degree Courses 2019

  • Degree Courses 2018



Articles - Circular or newsletter (e.g., Babson Insight)

  • Beitelspacher, L.S., Crittenden, V.L., Sosnowski, D.L. (2018). How the Marketing Division and Undergraduate Career Center at Babson College Align to Facilitate Core Career Readiness: BizEd. AACSB International.