Racheli Cohen grew up in Newton, Massachusetts, and attends the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland. At UMD, Racheli is pursuing a double major in Government & Politics and Sociology, with a minor in International Development & Conflict Management. She also serves as a legislative representative in UMD’s Undergraduate Student Government Association, and is an active member of Alpha Phi Omega, a national co-ed service fraternity. Racheli is interested in sustainable, community-based development, and public policy that addresses the root causes of social issues like hunger. This summer, she is interning at the Congressional Hunger Center with the Development Team, where she hopes to learn more about careers in anti-hunger work and how she can make an impact in her own community.
Policy placement: Congressional Hunger Center