Sonia Alvarez-Robinson

Sonia Alvarez-Robinson

Exec Dir–Ga Tech Strategic Consulting

Business Strategy



Sonia joined Georgia Tech in April of 2014 after six years as a director in PwC’s management consulting practice where she served academic, healthcare and global corporate clients. Her experience includes enterprise technology implementations, major business transformations, mergers and integrations, and strategy execution. Earlier in her career Sonia was the director of strategic development for the Georgia Department of Human Resources, director of distance communication and learning for the MN Department of Health, an HR business partner with Cummins Power Generation, director of diversity and inclusion for the Minnesota Department of Health, and a mediator with the Minnesota Supreme Court.

Sonia is a PhD in Human and Organizational Systems and has designed and led faculty development courses in numerous colleges and universities. She holds master’s degrees in Human Development and Organizational Systems and a bachelor of arts in human resource management. She is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). In her personal life, Sonia is passionate about developing the next generation of leaders and advocating for vulnerable populations.




  • Jul 18

    Coda Building Open House

    Georgia Tech community is invited to attend an open house to learn more about the Coda building and the developing Georgia Tech Coda community.

  • Recyclosaurus Comes to Clough Commons

    Georgia Tech’s Office of Solid Waste Management and Recycling donated around 1,000 of the 10,000 bottles needed for the project.

  • As We Get Parched, Cognition Can Sputter, Dehydration Study Says

    Getting parched can fuzz attentiveness and make it harder to solve problems. Dehydration can easily put a dent in those and other cognitive functions, a new metadata analysis of multiple studies shows. Researchers at Georgia Tech are particularly interested in possible ramifications for people who toil in the heat around heavy equipment or military hardware.

  • Technique May Improve Lung Delivery of Bacteria-Killing Phage

    A new delivery system for bacteriophages—viruses that selectively attack harmful bacteria—could help give doctors a new way to battle lung infections that threaten older patients and people with cystic fibrosis.