Rachel supports Root Change and its partners in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the United States to create and implement effective systems strengthening initiatives and learning processes. She believes in the power of collective action, feedback, and networks and is well-versed in the many tools and facilitation techniques that Root Change has to offer, including being Product Manager of our online network visualization and feedback tool, Pando. Rachel holds a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in policy and program evaluation from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey and a Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies and French from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She first joined Root Change in 2017 as Network Analysis Research Fellow and has enjoyed grappling with the world’s most complex problems ever since. When not in the virtual office, Rachel can be found hiking, climbing, and doing acro yoga in all corners of the United States.