About Rachel Hews

Rachel’s background is in international development. Prior to joining the Institute, she interned at the World Bank External and Corporate Relations team where she wrote and edited a resource guide to help faith actors contribute to eradicating extreme poverty in their local communities. She also worked with a professor to conduct research on the organizational structure of the Kibo Group, a Ugandan community development group. Most recently, Rachel worked at LeaderFit, an executive search and leadership development firm focused on increasing and diversifying the pipeline of talent for mission-driven organizations. She has lived in both Jinja, Uganda, and Buenos Aires, Argentina. Rachel holds a B.A. in International Studies from Pepperdine University and a certificate in Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine Law.