Sukanya Janardhanan

Sukanya Janardhanan



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Sukanya Janardhanan is a Humboldt Foundation International Climate Protection Fellow working on Urban Climate Governance with Prof. Dr. Markus Lederer at the Institute of Political Science. Her main focus is on understanding barriers to the implementation and institutionalization of climate policy. She has an educational background in Political Science and Public Policy. Prior to this fellowship, she worked with various local and state governments in India on solving challenges of waste management and air pollution. Her core skills include cultivating government partnerships, programme design and implementation, policy research, and grassroots organising.

  • Climate Policy Implementation
  • Sustainable Development
  • Climate Mitigation and Adaptation in the Global South
Since January 2024 International Climate Protection Fellow |Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany
November 2022 – November 2023 Programme Manager, Policy and Strategy | Air Pollution Action Group, Delhi
August 2021 – October 2022 Programme Manager, Solid Waste Management | CARPE EcoSattva, Pan India
August 2020 – July 2021 Good Governance Associate | Chief Minister’s Office, Haryana
August 2019 – July 2020 Postgraduate Diploma in Policy, Design and Management | Indian School of Public Policy
August 2019 – July 2020 Certificate in Public Policy and International Development | University of Chicago (Harris School)
Jan 2019 – June 2019 Research Fellow | Trivedi Centre for Political Data, Pan India
August 2016 – May 2019 BA (Hons) Political Science | Ashoka University
Semester Exchange | Columbia University, New York
Summer Exchange | SciencesPo, Paris