Tanya Tandon

Job title: 
Undergraduate Student
Political Science
Goldman School of Public Policy

Tanya Tandon is a senior at UC Berkeley majoring in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations and double minoring in Public Policy and Human Rights. On campus, Tanya served as the President of the Association for Socially Responsible Business. Before coming to UC Berkeley, Tandon worked in the nonprofit sector at RESULTS in advocacy and legislative work. Her previous experience focused on international sustainable development with the US Green Chamber of Commerce, as well as inclusive sustainable tourism and CSR at Taj Indian Hotels Company Limited in Mumbai through the Tata Social Internship Program. Tandon will be working on regulatory and compliance affairs in cybersecurity and privacy consulting at PwC upon graduating college before pursuing her law degree. Tanya is also founding KINCHIN, her startup for maternal healthcare access. Eventually, Tandon aims to work with sexual and domestic violence survivors through economic empowerment and legal accessibility. She is currently working on her senior honors thesis which examines access to legal remedy in Northeast India for gender based violence survivors as this is her biggest passion. This is her second year as a CPD fellow, and she is excited to grow her research skills and learn even more!

Research interests: 
  • Development
  • Human Rights / Norms
  • Science / Environment
  • Security / Defense