Development Administrator

Sheela Jhaveri is Development Administrator at Destiny Arts Center, where she supports the work of managing Destiny’s grants with her strong administrative and financial skills. Born in India and brought up in Hong Kong, Sheela has been with Destiny since Spring 2017.

Sheela knows that strong grants management systems will help sustain and expand Destiny’s important work at the intersection of the arts and social justice. She is proud to steward Destiny’s legacy in this particular way.

Sheela has spent most of her professional life in non-profit organizations focused on creating positive social change. She worked for many years at UC Berkeley, most recently at the School of Public Health as Financial Services Analyst. In addition to her work at Destiny, Sheela’s creative side finds expression in concocting healing remedies from plant medicine for friends and family, creating jewelry for customers through her Etsy shop and spending time in her garden.

Sheela has a Bachelor’s degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology from UC Berkeley and a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University in New York. She is also a certified infant massage instructor.