Rachel Vincent

Co-Executive Director, Nobel Women's Initiative

Region(s): Global
Country of focus: Global

Rachel Vincent (@Rachel_NWI) leads Nobel Women’s Initiative‘s work on feminist foreign policy. Rachel started her career as a radio journalist, working for six years in Canada, the U.S., and Mexico, including hosting an afternoon radio program in Mexico City. She left journalism to be the head of communications for the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, a tri-governmental organization created by the North American Free Trade Agreement and based in Montreal.

For the last 20+ years, Rachel has turned her in-depth understanding of advocacy towards advising non-governmental organizations and women activists on how to influence policy conversations on peace and security. Rachel is the co-chair of the Americas Policy Group at the Canadian Council for International Co-operation, and works closely with governments and elected officials in Canada and around the world on issues related to Women, Peace and Security.

She is the editor of When We Are Bold: Women Who Turn Our Upsidedown World Right, published in September 2016.