Rishika Selvakumar

Richmond, British Columbia

Rishika Selvakumar is dedicated to making a positive impact through her various volunteer and work commitments. Passionate about mental health and sustainability, Rishika has contributed to numerous organizations, such as the Acne Education Project UBC and Mentoring the Stars Foundation, where she supported tutoring and volunteer recruitment. Her involvement extends to other community outreach efforts, including educational panels and donation drives with Ignite the Warmth Society, volunteering with the Richmond Olympic Oval, and designing accessibility resources for the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association.

During her time pursuing a Bachelor of Science at UBC, she immersed herself in various volunteer initiatives, including World Vision UBC, Right to Play UBC, and serving as Campus Director for the first UBC Chapter of the United Nations’ Millennium Fellowship program. Currently pursuing a Master of Public Health at UBC, Rishika continues to prioritize her volunteer work while also working at UBC currently as a Graduate Academic Assistant in climate research.


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