Senior Legislative Policy Analyst
Rebecca lobbies Members of Congress and executive branch agencies in support of international family planning and reproductive health funding, legislation and policy, including access to these services in emergency and conflict settings. Her work draws connections between sexual and reproductive health and rights and a number of gender issues, such as gender-based violence, child marriage and women, peace and security. She advocates for robust U.S. engagement and policies on these issues supporting the rights of women and girls globally. Prior to joining PAI in 2013, she worked to coordinate advocacy efforts around ending and preventing mass atrocities. Rebecca holds a B.A. in International Relations from Michigan State University and a M.A. in International Affairs from The George Washington University, where she specialized in Global Health Policy and Global Gender Policy.
- Will Trump’s Women, Peace and Security Strategy Actually Advance Women, Peace or Security?
- No Flood of U.S. Support for Sexual and Reproductive Health for Cyclone Idai Victims
- El Salvador: One of the Most Dangerous Places in the Western Hemisphere for Women and Girls
- On World AIDS Day, An Urgent Imperative For Integration
- The Invisible Congress
- Getting Serious About Adolescent Girls’ Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights
- Addressing Gender-Based Violence is the Responsibility of Everyone in the Development/ Humanitarian Community
- Helms Amendment Abandons Survivors of Sexual Violence in Kenya and Ethiopia
- In Responding to the Nepal Earthquake, Don’t Forget About Women and Girls
- Survivors of ISIS Sexual Violence Deserve Access to Safe and Legal Abortion