Deepika Dilip

California Mental Health Association

Deepika Dilip is a recent UC Berkeley undergraduate with a B.A. in  Public Health. Prior to entering the Cal in Sac program, she was involved in multiple service organizations. In addition to her leadership positions in the Mental Health Coalition and Berkeley Dance Marathon, she volunteered at UCSF Benioff Oakland Children’s Hospital. Deepika hopes to one day go into psychiatry and potentially become a mental health advocate. In her spare time, she enjoys writing, reading, and photography.


Deepika Dilip
Rewind to two years ago: Summer 2014. “So, what did you think about the Supreme Court ruling this morning?” I ask in my biochemistry discussion. I’ve spent the past hour raging to my friend, a recent poli-sci graduate, via text. Pin drop silence. People are confused: what was the ruling? I explain...