Rachel Vogelstein is the director of the Women and Foreign Policy program and the Douglas Dillon senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), and a visiting fellow with Yale Law School’s Center for Global Legal Challenges. At CFR, Ms. Vogelstein’s research focuses on the relationship between women's advancement and prosperity, stability, and security. Prior to her work with CFR, Ms. Vogelstein served as senior advisor on women's issues for the Hillary for America campaign from 2015 to 2016. She also served as an advisor to the Clinton-Kaine transition team. Previously, from 2013 to 2015, she served at the Clinton Foundation as the director of Women's and Girls' Programs in the Office of Hillary Rodham Clinton. From 2009 to 2012, Ms. Vogelstein was director of policy and senior advisor in the Office of Global Women's Issues within the Office of the Secretary of State at the Department of State. In this capacity, she advised then-Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton on a range of foreign policy issues related to the advancement of women, and represented the U.S. Department of State as a member of the White House Council on Women and Girls.
Read some of Ms. Vogelstein's recent work:
- Sessions' Draconian Asylum Decision – Foreign Affairs, 6/15/18
- Let Women Work: The Economic Case for Feminism – Foreign Affairs, January/February 2018
- Women Can Drive Now in Saudi Arabia. Here’s What They Still Can’t Do. – Fortune, 9/28/17