Priya Sakhiya

Priya, a student in the Master of Science in Environmental Policy and Management program at UC Davis.

Position Title

Environmental Policy and Management

Completed specialization: Statistics & Data Analysis

Priya graduated with a master’s degree in Environmental Policy and Management with specialization in Statistics and Data Analysis. She completed her practicum with the Stockholm Environment Institute with a focus on research in ‘Risk assessment in Fluoride in drinking water in Nakuru town, Kenya’. She received her bachelor’s in Environmental Science and Engineering from Gujarat Technological University, India.

Priya's internship experiences in government, private firms and non-profits have shaped her career goals. These experiences have helped her enhance project management skills, analytical skills, and written and verbal communication skills. Her interests lie in analyzing data to support appropriate regulations and define strategies in order to reduce GHG emissions and environmental conversation. As Priya is impressed with California’s breakthrough environmental policies and regulatory programs, she would like to implement similar kind of programs in other states and nations.