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Shukky Sanni

Shukky Sanni began her state service career with the California Energy Commission and has since worked for the California Department of Water Resources and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). She currently serves as an assistant project manager with the Caltrans’ (San Diego) North County Corridors team. In this capacity, Shukky is actively involved in all aspects of project delivery, from inception to completion. She manages day-to-day activities on several projects and ensures projects meet their intended purpose and are delivered within budget and on schedule. She serves on the board of Learnin’ Tots, as Director at large and has been recognized as a key connector for the Our Promise Campaign, and her participation with Diversity & Disability Awareness.
Shukky is a member of the Professional Engineers in California Government and chaired its K-12 STEM Committee (San Diego Section). Shukky is passionate about boosting STEM literacy in primary and secondary education. As a result of this passion, she has served the San Diego County Engineering Council in various capacities; most notably her involvement with the council's K-12 STEAM Contest from inception. As a member of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), Shukky enjoyed mentoring 3rd - 5th graders in Sacramento through NSBE’s Summer Engineering Experience for Kids (SEEK) program. She taught engineering concepts to elementary students by utilizing a hands-on curriculum with emphasis on the engineering design process. She guides and supports the aspirations of her mentees; from precollegiate & collegiate students to young professionals.
Shukky Sanni holds a Bachelor's and Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) with an emphasis in public policy and transportation. During her time at CSUS, she won first place at the 2018 Research Symposium and was selected as a Sally Casanova Scholar. Other collegiate achievements include being selected as an Inland Empire Opportunity Fellow and serving as a chair of a political committee. Shukky intends to pursue doctoral studies soon. In her spare time, she enjoys researching, writing about social issues, and learning about other cultures. Her favorite mode of transportation is transit; because of its transit system, Shukky loves the Netherlands and is keen on exploring the prospect of moving there someday.