Rachael Davis is a MA candidate in international human rights and Humanitarian Assistance at Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. Her interest in her studies lie in issues relating to refugees, internally displaced persons, gender-based violence, and post-conflict settings. During her time at the University of Denver she interned at UN OCHA for the Inter Agency Standing Committee in New York City.
Rachael spent two years in Senegal, West Africa, as a Peace Corps Volunteer. In Senegal, Rachael focused on promoting health and environmental improvements in a rural community. In addition she focused her work on gender development by collaborating with teachers at the primary and middle school to promote girls' education using various interventions including co-ed basketball camp, scholarship programs, and a girl's club.
Rachael graduated from the University of Florida in 2008 with a BA in history, concentrations in international development and humanitarian assistance and African studies.