Freedom House trustee
Dr. Rachel Kleinfeld is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. She spent a decade as the founding CEO of the Truman National Security Project, which worked with campaigns, political, and policy leaders to advance security policies that supported democracy and human dignity. In 2010, Time named her one of the top 40 political leaders under 40. In 2011, Hillary Clinton appointed Rachel to the Foreign Affairs Policy Board, which advised the Secretary of State quarterly, a role she served through 2014. She is the author of three books on democracy, development, and the rule of law, and appears frequently in the media; her TED talk on violence in polarized democracies has been translated into 17 languages and watched over one million times.