Janani Mohan



I am the Executive Director of an international nonprofit and co-founded a seed-funding cybersecurity startup. I have interned/worked at various U.S. government agencies, including the State Department and Smithsonian Institution. I have researched on several UC Berkeley projects in coordination with leading thinktanks, such as the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and Federation of American Scientists (FAS). And I also make time to volunteer, usually in fields related to youth issues and education.

This resume has sections on my education, work, & volunteer experiences as well as my skills. For more information, please visit my LinkedIn profile.

At a glance, I have worked on:

Jobs & Internships
Research Projects
Volunteer Positions


  • Masters in International Policy.
  • 2020-2022
  • Academic Honors: Merit Fellowship (Tuition + Stipend)
  • Political Science, B.A.
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude from UC Berkeley in three years (2016-2019).
  • Academic Honors: Phi Beta Kappa Member, Dean’s List, Berkeley Freshman Scholarship, Department Awards (received 2 awards), Florence Mason Palmer Memorial Prize (2nd Place), Owen D. Young Prize in International Relations (2nd Place), Best Resume Winner in Resume-Writing Competition (Principles of Business), 1st Place in Arabic Calligraphy Competition (Arabic 1A)

Work Experience

Jobs & Internships

Dweebs Global
Co-Founder and Executive Director


U.S. Congress, 
House of Representatives
CA-18 Intern

National Commission on Military,
National, and Public Service
Communications Intern

U.S. Department of State
Nonproliferation Intern

Library of Congress
Young Readers Center Intern

Humane Society of the U.S.
Communications Intern

Smithsonian Institution
Journalism & Collections Intern

Research Projects at UC Berkeley

Indian Politics
Presenter in Delhi, Mumbai, and Bangalore, India

Nuclear Gaming
Representative at National Labs and Defense Wargaming Conference

Emerging Technology
Representative at Center for Strategic and International Studies

Naval Nuclear Safeguards
Representative at the United Nations in Vienna, Austria

Conventional v Nuclear Deterrence
Poster Presenter at Department of Energy Conference

Volunteer Experience

Eastency Foundation
Co-Founder, donated >1000 textbooks to underprivileged.

Oakland International High School
Tutored recently-immigrated students in English, Math, etc.

Human Rights Organizations
Volunteered in prison/detention conditions and mental health.

Public Libraries
Assisted children’s librarians and with tech issues.


  • English: Native Fluency
  • Hindi: Limited Working Proficiency (2 yrs of college work)
  • French: Limited Working Proficiency (0.5 years of college work and study abroad)
  • Arabic: Elementary Proficiency (1 yr of college work)
  • Spanish: Elementary Proficiency (1 yr of college work)
  • Programming: Some R, Latex, HTML
  • Design: Adobe Photoshop, Other Digital Photography
  • Website Development: WordPress Website Development, Hosting, and Security
  • I have written research papers & articles, fiction/ stories, and journalistic articles. My full publications list can be found here.