Rachanee Srisavasdi (she/her) is director of the NextGen Initiative at the RAND Corporation. Next Gen is an effort to strengthen the connections between younger generations and today's most important public policy issues.
Srisavasdi was formerly associate director of media relations at RAND, as well as a media relations officer focused on health, education, technology, and social and economic well-being.
Before RAND, she worked as a media strategist at a global public relations agency, a communications director for the nation's largest Asian-American pro bono legal nonprofit, and a communications consultant to Washington, D.C.–based national policy nonprofits. Her prior career was in journalism. She holds an M.B.A. from Chapman University and a B.A. in English from the University of California, Los Angeles.