Shonali Burke

President & CEO, Shonali Burke Consulting, Inc.



Shonali Burke is a data-driven, award-winning, growth strategist whose unique combination of integrated marketing communications expertise, deep understanding of business analytics, and innate understanding of the power of community, helps purpose-driven organizations around the globe bring big ideas to life. A veteran of large and small PR agencies, Shonali has worked with, among others, the ASPCA, Oxfam America and Cirque du Soleil. Shonali joined The Johns Hopkins University’s M.A./Communications program as Adjunct Faculty in 2009.


In 2015, she founded The Social PR Virtuoso®, which provides individual and group training and resources in integrated, community-focused and measurable Social PR. Shonali is currently enrolled in, and a Student Ambassador for, the Harvard Business Analytics Program, from which she expects to graduate in March 2021.