Director of philanthropy
Devika leads and directs the grants, fundraising, blended finance, marketing, and communications efforts to accelerate the organization’s exponential growth to meet the urgency of the climate crisis. She is responsible for long-term relationship building and engagement with donors.
Devika is an accomplished and entrepreneurial development professional with two decades of nonprofit and public-private partnership experience in the United States, United Kingdom, and India. Over the years, she has partnered with several highly successful boards and high level government offices to plan and execute development initiatives leading to significant revenue growth. This includes developing the country-wide disaster management plan with the Planning Commission of India for the 2004 Tsunami Crisis.
Devika holds a Master of City Planning from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Arts in Economics from Bombay University. Devika serves on the board of the National Federation of Business and Professional Working Women, a century old organization that develops the professional, business and leadership potential of women at all levels.