July 25, 2012
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Majoring in International Studies with minors in Political Science, Non-Violence Studies, and French, Rachel Stanley is a junior at Elon University in North Carolina who comes from Snellville, Georgia. She is completing a thesis on French interventions in the civil wars of Rwanda and Cote d’Ivoire as part of the competitive Elon College Fellows program. She has personal experience working with victims of political conflicts through her work with refugees in Atlanta, Georgia and Greensboro, North Carolina. She has lived and studied in Paris, France, developing a fluency in French, and has experience blogging on global development issues through Americans for Informed Democracy. As the President of Hillel, the only Jewish student organization on her campus, she is experienced in moderating interfaith communications and planning programs that encompass practicing habits of many forms of Judaism. In 2012 she was a Millennial Values Fellow in conjunction with the Berkley Center's project on young Americans, faith, and values.