Subhiksha Kanchadapu

Subhiksha Kanchadapu

Position Title
Research Intern | Strategic Asian and Pacific Islander Retention Initiative


Suba (she/her/hers) is a 4th-year student majoring in Computer Science. Soon, she plans to attend graduate school and then enter the workforce to support her family. Suba is also a member of the AvenueE program at UC Davis and an event organizer in the Hindu Student Association at UC Davis.

As an honors student at UC Davis and a mentor in Global Ambassador Mentorship Program, she plans to pursue research to study the idea of peer mentoring in the Global Ambassador Mentorship Program at UC Davis. With this research, she hopes to understand what is working and what can be improved in the peer mentoring program to ensure that mentees and mentors from various backgrounds feel supported at UC Davis.

Alongside being a STEM student, Suba enjoys playing badminton, watching Asian dramas, listening to music, and spending time with friends and family. Finally, a piece of advice she was given was, “Ask questions without hesitation. No question is stupid.”

Region in the diaspora you identify with: South India, Asia