Key Areas of Interest
HIV and AIDS, Abortion, Maternal Mortality, Human Rights, Gender, Comprehensive Sexuality Education.
Rachel has been active in the sexual and reproductive rights movement for most of her life. She is a trained abortion and sexual health counselor having worked at an abortion clinic in Texas for several years.
In addition to her direct service work, Rachel has also been involved in international advocacy first with the Women’s Rights Division of Human Rights Watch and later as Program Director of the Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS.
BA Human Rights Studies and Women’s Studies, Barnard College, Columbia University.