She is also the external member of Sexual Harassment Committees of certain companies. She additionally advises non-profit organisations like Awaaz Foundation, Gyan Prakash Foundation and Isha Foundation and has filed PILs including for the protection of trees in Mumbai and a wild life corridor in Maharashtra and to restrict the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products around educational institutions. Mohana has a Masters degree in Physics (Electronics) from Mumbai University, post which she studied law.
Ms. Nair is also a trained classical dancer in both Bharatnatyam and Odissi and still pursues her interest in Odissi as a hobby, whenever time permits. She enjoys spending time with her husband, children and grandsons.