Rachel Clift joined the Foundation as content writer and multimedia producer in March 2017. Working in collaboration with internal teams, she develops, writes, and produces digital and print content that highlights the Foundation's mission and supports the strategic communications plan.
A filmmaker and Emmy-nominated television producer, Ms. Clift joined the philanthropic sector in 2010 when she became the communications officer for the Ford Foundation International Fellowships program, where she designed and executed communications initiatives that helped demonstrate the link between educational opportunity and social change. Most recently, she served as the community engagement manager for the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program.
Ms. Clift has consulted for the International Women's Health Coalition, and has written and produced videos for Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, Women's World Banking, and Safe Water Network. Her short films have screened in festivals internationally.
Ms. Clift earned a BA in women's studies from Hamilton College and holds an MFA in film production from Boston University.