Rachel joined the Fair Trade Federation in 2016 as Engagement Manager. She is responsible for FTF communications and public engagement, as well as advocacy for Fair Trade principles and practices. Prior to joining FTF, Rachel worked with Fair Trade farmer cooperatives in Latin America. She also worked in the field of international trade policy in New York and with the United Nations and U.S. government in Washington, DC. Rachel has an MA in International Affairs with a concentration in Economic Development from George Washington University and a BA in International Economics & Commerce and Spanish Language & Literature from Lafayette College.