Program Officer | National Democratic Institute
Rachel E. Mims is a Program Officer at the National Democratic Institute, a nonpartisan organization working to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide through citizen participation, openness and accountability in government. Rachel works to support the political inclusion of young women and men through programs that contribute to reducing barriers to their participation, transforming power relations, and developing norms of greater inclusion and respect of young people. Rachel’s passion for inclusive democracy stems from her career as a social worker and years of experience partnering with young people to support their well-being and increase the scope of youth voices.
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