Rachel MacKnight

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Rachel MacKnight (@RAMacKnight) is Founder of Sycamore Strategies, an Asia-focused public diplomacy and strategic communications consulting firm. She previously served in the U.S. Senate, including as a Deputy Chief of Staff to U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski.

She currently serves on the Leadership Circle of Foreign Policy for America and as the Vice-Chair of the Congressional Circle at the US-Asia Institute. She is a member of the Leadership Council for Women in National Security, the Association for Women in International Trade, the National Committee on US-China Relations and the Women’s Foreign Policy Group.

Rachel holds a BA in Journalism from the University of Georgia, has completed graduate coursework in international relations at Georgetown University, and was a Wilson International Center for Scholar’s Congressional Foreign Policy Fellow.

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