Rebecca lobbies the U.S. Congress and Executive Branch on funding and policy around international family planning and reproductive health. Her issue portfolio includes promoting family planning in the context of foreign assistance and development initiatives, including access to these services in emergency and conflict settings, and in situations of gender-based violence. Rebecca holds an undergraduate degree in international relations from Michigan State University and is currently working on a master’s degree at George Washington University, where she is studying international affairs and global health.
Rebecca Dennis, Legislative Policy Analyst
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Happy Earth Day! Nearly 45 years have passed since the oil spill in my hometown of Santa Barbara, California, which propelled the founding of Earth Day by Sen. Gaylord Nelson. Despite tremendous awareness and mobilization since that watershed moment, today’s … Continue Reading →
Today, Michelle Obama joins other First Ladies in Tanzania for a summit focusing on women’s education, health and economic empowerment. It’s a gathering of powerful women in a place where too many young women still lack the power to determine the course … Continue Reading →