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Rachel Carrillo, F21

Country of Origin: United States

Rachel Carrillo has worked for the Fares Center since 2018. Rachel is a Boren Fellow and a current Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) candidate at The Fletcher School, where she studies U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and North Africa. Before beginning her studies at Fletcher, Rachel was a Fulbright grantee to Morocco, then worked as Project Manager for a CDC public health initiative implemented in the Moroccan Ministries of Health and Interior. She has also served as a graduate intern in the Political Section of U.S. Embassy Rabat, where she focused on the human rights and religious freedom portfolios. Rachel was awarded a Boren Award for 2020-2021 and plans on furthering her study of Arabic as a Boren Fellow to Oman this June. She has a B.A. in Communication, a B.A. in French & Francophone Studies, and a Minor in Arabic Language from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.