- 2010, MS, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- 2004, Post Graduate Diploma, St. Xavier Institute of Communications, Mumbai, India
- 2003, BA, Bangalore University, Bangalore, India
Divya Janardhan is a student in the Arts Administration, Education and Policy PhD program. Divya brings a broad set of experiences from the non-profit arts, academia and the advertising industry. In India, Divya gained rich experience working in the advertising industry with clients ranging from commercial organizations to the state goverment. In the United States, she has handled management and marketing projects, both in professional and research capacities, for organizations such as the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Delaware Art Museum. Divya has worked as a Thesis Advisor for Drexel University's graduate Arts Administration program and has also enjoyed being an independent arts management researcher and collaborating with her colleagues in academia.
Divya's research experience includes developing best-in-class frameworks to guide arts management practices and three scholarly publications in the area of knowledge-centric arts organizations and organizational performance. Currently, Divya is enjoying exploring new areas of study including creative cities, cultural policy and urban systems analysis.
Fun Fact: Divya is a trained Indian classical Carnatic vocalist, speaks five languages, loves world cultures, and is a mother of two rambunctious young boys.