Anika Green joined the VPGE office in 2008 where she serves as Assistant Vice Provost for Graduate Education. She develops and leads a variety of programs to support students’ academic success and enrich their experience at Stanford, works to advance graduate student diversity, and directs the Diversifying Academia, Recruiting Excellence (DARE) Doctoral Fellowship Program for advanced doctoral students who want to prepare for academic careers and whose presence will help diversify the professoriate.
Anika began her Stanford career in 2004 as Assistant Dean for Graduate Education and Director of Biosciences Diversity Programs in the School of Medicine. Prior to Stanford, Anika was Associate Director of the Meyerhoff Scholars Program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) where she began her professional career in 1997. She has a BA from Hampton University and an MA from Towson University.
Led by her desire to support, encourage, and advocate for graduate students, Anika believes that people are not an interruption of our work; they are our work.
A Bay Area native, Anika enjoys spending time with her large extended family, being in nature, traveling, and adventures like skydiving, zip lining, and white water rafting.