Rachel Dotson is CDM’s Director of Impact and Learning, based in Baltimore, Maryland. Rachel has over 15 years of experience with programming, advocacy, and research focused on advancing gender equity and the rights of migrants, children, and youth. Before coming to CDM she worked at Kids in Need of Defense, leading the organization’s Gender and Migration Initiative and more recently supervising programming in Central America and Mexico. She has an M.A. in Sociocultural Anthropology from the University of North Carolina as well as an M.A. in Latin American studies and a Master’s in Public Affairs with concentrations in nonprofit management and policy analysis from Indiana University.