Rucha Desai

Intern, Development Team

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Rucha Desai is a Joseph S. Nye Jr. Intern for the Development Team at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS).

Previously, Rucha was a Corporate Treasury Intern at Comcast Corporation, where she was primarily focused on assisting the company’s short-term lending transactions and term loan payments. She has also worked with several volunteer and grassroots organizations and continues to serve with Habitat for Humanity, Special Olympics, Via International, and the Philadelphia Refugee Health Collaborative. In 2016, She was the recipient of the Congressional Award for Service and Leadership.

Rucha received a BBA in Finance, Business Analytics, and International Business in May 2020 from Villanova University, where she was a competitive Bollywood-Fusion dancer. She studied abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark with concentrations in European Business Strategy and International Finance. She is proficient in Gujarati, Hindi, and French.

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