Program Assistant, Peacebuilding
Rachel served the Program Assistant for Peacebuilding. She graduated cum laude from Macalester College with a B.A. in political science and a concentration in human rights and humanitarianism. She wrote her capstone on truth recovery initiatives in Northern Ireland.
Previously, Rachel interned with Advocates for Human Rights, where she conducted research and co-drafted submissions to U.N. committees. Rachel also coordinated educational training at Children in Crossfire in Northern Ireland, and Jewish Community Action in St. Paul, Minnesota. She studied for a semester at an International Conflict Research Institute-affiliated program at Ulster University, volunteered as a teaching assistant at the Minnesota Literacy Counsel, and served as Community Engagement Officer in her college’s student government.