$487.50 per hour
Availability: Afternoons Monday-Friday
Timezone: Mountain Time (US & Canada)
Dr. Rachel Kleinfeld is a Senior Associate of the Carnegie
Endowment for International Peace where she focuses on issues of rule of law,
security, and governance in post-conflict countries, fragile states, and states
in transition. Her expertise lies in catalyzing change and innovation for improved security and governance in countries around the world.
As the founding CEO of the Truman National Security Project, she spent nearly a decade leading a movement of national security, political, and military leaders working to promote people and policies that strengthen security, stability, rights, and human dignity in America and globally. She has consulted with numerous politicians for U.S. policies and electoral campaigns. In 2011, Secretary Clinton appointed Rachel to the Foreign Affairs Policy Board, which advises the Secretary of State quarterly, a role she served through 2014.
Rachel has consulted on security, corruption, and governance for the U.S., UK, and other governments, as well as multinational and nonprofit institutions such as the World Bank, OECD, and Open Society Institute. She is the author of multiple books and publications, including Advancing the Rule of Law Abroad: Next Generation Reform (Carnegie, 2012), which was chosen by Foreign Affairs magazine as one of the best foreign policy books of 2012. Her co-authored book, Let There Be Light: Electrifying the Developing World with Markets and Distributed Generation (Truman Institute, 2012) is taught as a leading publication for bottom-of-the-pyramid entrepreneurship.
Rachel has been named one of the top 40 Under 40 Political
Leaders in America by Time magazine,
a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, a Rhodes Scholar, and a Truman Scholar. She appears regularly in the media, including the New York
Times, the Wall Street Journal, the BBC, and Fox News. She received her M. Phil and D. Phil in
International Relations at Oxford University, which she attended as a Rhodes
Scholar, and her B.A. in Ethics, Politics, and Economics from Yale
University. She currently serves on the boards of
various for-profit companies and social sector organizations that align with
her passion for issues on the intersections of national security, human dignity,