I aim to promote healing in higher education and beyond

headshot of Nadeeka wearing a bright blue shirt and blazer. She has dark brown skin, shoulder-length black curly hair and a gold nose ring.

About Me

I am a PhD candidate in the Higher Education & Organizational Change program at UCLA. In my research, I center the experiences of minoritized individuals in higher education using power-conscious frameworks such as intersectionality. I also serve as an Adjunct Professor in California Lutheran University’s Department of Counselor Education. I am a trauma-informed yoga instructor and facilitate healing yoga programs and a variety of social justice trainings and workshops on college campuses and in the community.

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