Divya J. Desai

Divya joined The Energy Co-op in December of 2016 as the Membership and Data Manager and became the Operations Director in February 2019. She manages the organization’s internal operations, systems, people operations, and information. Prior to joining The Energy Co-op, Divya managed educational, awards, and youth programs for a variety of nonprofits organizations. She believes in the value of operations and organizational capacity building which led her to focus on database management and process improvement.

Divya received a B.A. in Political Science and Legal Studies from Drexel University in 2010, and completed her Master’s in Public Administration and Nonprofit Management at Rutgers University School of Public Affairs and Administration in 2014.


Divya is passionate about global access to water, sustainability, and healthy food access. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, traveling, making natural beauty products, reading, and watching movies.