Rachel Quint is a Program Fellow in Global Development and Population at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. She leads the foundation’s engagement on the global Sustainable Development Goals and helped shape a new evidence-informed policymaking strategy that aims to increase the use of data in development decisions. She also supports the foundation’s efforts to increase citizen engagement to improve social services, especially in East Africa.
Before joining the foundation, Rachel lived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where she worked for the United Nations World Food Programme as a liaison to the African Union, including on the process that led to the Sustainable Development Goals. She was also a technical leader for an African Union research initiative to estimate the social and economic impact of under-nourished children in twelve African countries.
Prior to that, Rachel worked for the International Rescue Committee, supporting refugee health and education services. She was a summer fellow for the Flora Family Foundation in 2009.
Rachel has a bachelor’s degree in international relations and a master’s degree in African studies, both from Stanford University. Rachel is an amateur painter, baking aficionado, and willing to try any food once.