OURS National Scholarships

Janani Mohan

Janani Mohan (’19, Political Science) is pursuing a PhD in Politics and International Studies at Cambridge University, researching European nuclear & human rights frameworks, after receiving a Master’s in International Policy from Stanford University. She is a policy analyst with a background in technology, development, and security policy for leading think tanks, government, and international organizations. Her experiences include collaborating with the United Nations Innovation Cell to monitor open-source information from the War in Ukraine, consulting with the United Nations Development Programme in South Africa to increase technology access for […]

Luisa Dell

Luisa Dell (’23, Chemical Engineering) is passionate about research in synthetic biology, mentorship, and outreach. She is originally from Monterey, CA, where she attended Monterey Peninsula College before transferring to UC Berkeley. At Cambridge, Luisa hopes to overcome contemporary uropathogenic Escherichia coli antibiotic resistance and other bacterial resistance towards UTIs through the discovery of novel alternatives to traditional beta-lactam antibiotics. After earning her PhD, she hopes to continue research projects that will advance global health as well as increase diversity in STEM education.