Rachel Seavey is a Programme Officer for the Modern Slavery Programme at the United Nations University Centre for Policy Research.
Prior to joining the UNU-CPR, Ms. Seavey spent four years as an HR & Communications Associate at the MIT Senseable City Lab where she implemented the Lab’s admissions process, communications, visa applications and internal operations. As part of her role, she planned the Lab’s annual Forum on Future Cities conference, alongside the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Cities & Urbanization, the World Bank, Smart Dubai, and PwC. She also has experience working in the field of Student Affairs with offices of First Year Experience, Study Abroad, and the Center for Teaching Engagement. In 2014, Rachel oversaw 151 first-year students studying abroad in Melbourne, Australia as an Assistant Site Director for Northeastern University’s N.U. in Program. Ms. Seavey holds an M.Ed. in Student Affairs from Salem State University and a B.A. in Classics from UMass Amherst. She is currently pursuing her M.S. in International Affairs from The New School.