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Janani Ramachandran

Janani Ramachandran

Research Assistant for Professor Helen Stacy

Stanford University Center for Democracy, Development, and Rule of Law

Intern at Ford Foundation

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Stanford University Center for Democracy, Development, and Rule of Law

Research Assistant for Professor Helen Stacy

Synthesize data, and write literature reviews and analysis to support Dr. Stacy’s
forthcoming book on new approaches to human trafficking and the role of regional human rights courts.

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United Nations

Intern

Interviewed UN diplomats, wrote articles for the UN Internal News website, researched UN reform projects, conducted audits of UN websites, and helped initiate and promote a UN elections website.

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Ford Foundation

Intern

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Ashoka Venezuela

Intern

Supported field office operations by forming partnerships with Venezuelan social entrepreneurs and civil society organizations.
Coordinated administrative activities to prepare for the Ashoka Fellows Selection Panel 2013.

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Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC)

Research Assistant

Dr. Rifaat Hussain (Winter 2013-Present): Research data and write briefs on China-Pakistan military and economic relations.
• Dr. Martha Crenshaw (Winter-Spring 2012): Head of Sri Lanka Militant Profile: Researched data and synthesized information
and narratives on Sri Lanka’s terrorist organizations for Dr. Crenshaw’s Militant Mapping project.
• Dr. Scott Sagan (Fall 2011): Analyzed sources and coded individual country responses to the Fukushima nuclear fallout.

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U.S. Department of State

Intern

Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO)

ASSU Senate

Chair of Academic Affairs Committee

One of fifteen elected Senators. Wrote and reviewed bills on undergraduate policies and university issues, developed student group funding policies and evaluated budget requests.

Elected to lead a team of five Senators to coordinate projects related to academic advising and undergraduate research. Liaised with faculty and administrators to promote student body interests.

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Center for Budget and Policy Studies

Research Intern

Researched primary education issues in India and produced a report based on analyzing financial implications and governance issues regarding India's recently adopted “Right to Education Act”.

Researched the effectiveness of “Centrally Sponsored Schemes” for the state of Karnataka by analyzing data and interviewing government officials.

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Embassy of India

Intern

Press, Information, Culture Wing: Wrote reports on improving Indo-US cultural ties, and facilitated developing relationships between the Embassy and local cultural organizations
Office of the Ambassador: Conducted research related to the Indian
American community in various US states.

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Stanford University

BA, International Relations

The International School Bangalore

International Baccalaureate