A native of Nepal, Sadichchha Adhikari grew up amidst a number of different cultures and languages. She moved to New York at the age of 11, and went on to study Government and East Asian Studies at Wesleyan University. Sadichchha spent a semester abroad in Kyoto, Japan at Doshisha University where she was able to explore the country and its culture through her understanding of the Japanese language. She currently lives in Washington, D.C. and works in higher education development at Georgetown University. She enjoys biking, cooking, and most of all, traveling.