OURS National Scholarships

Vishwaa Sofat : Schwarzman Scholars Program

Vishwaa Sofat (’24, Political Science and Science, Technology & Society) has interned with the State Department’s Office of China Coordination, the White House (WHIAANHPI), the NYC Department of Education, and three times in Congress. At Cal, he taught a course on the U.S. Indo-Pacific alliance structure, edited for The Daily Californian’s Weekender section, worked for Fortune 500 companies through Voyager Consulting, and led the Model UN team to third in the nation. Additionally, he serves as an IIS/CPD Undergraduate Fellow in International Studies at the Berkley Risk and Security Lab and is the co-founder of Project NextGen, a nonprofit that engages high school students in policy. A deferred admit to Harvard Law School (matriculating in 2026), Vishwaa aims to shape technological advancements through regulation and legislation.