“Don’t be afraid to try something new. It can be something small, it will make a difference!”
A rational mindset, meticulous organizational skills and a caring attitude have been the key differentiators for Sanika. She grew up camping and spending time outdoors with her family exploring various activities known to the pacific northwest. She shows empathy and looks for simple ways to positively impact our community. At her middle school, she experienced unique learning opportunities through different service projects and its impact on the students. She has a keen eye for care towards pet animals.
She established Space For Youth to promote education and advocacy for youth in core universal areas of Environment, Empathy, Entrepreneurship & Equity. She has launched various community initiatives with continued impact and scale over the years.
She is a Sustainability Ambassador where they get to work with local city officials to promote impact projects aligned with the city's sustainable goals and is a present youth ambassador for the Gates Foundation Discovery Center.
Her motto: “Leave this world a little better than you found it.”