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Rachel White

President, Foundation


Rachel is president of and executive vice president, philanthropic and strategic partnerships at Guardian News & Media., a US-based non-profit, was publicly launched in August, 2017 to support independent journalism on issues related to climate change, human rights, inequality, and other topics. Prior to joining the Guardian, Rachel served as executive vice president and interim president of the Washington D.C.-based, journalism-centered think tank New America Foundation. Working across media, policy, government, the private sector, and philanthropy, she led the organization in advancing new thinkers and new ideas to address the next generation of challenges facing the United States. From 1995 to 2005, Rachel worked for the World Wildlife Fund.