Rachanee Srisavasdi

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Director, NextGen Initiative
Santa Monica Office


M.B.A. in business, Chapman University; B.A. in English, University of California, Los Angeles

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Rachanee Srisavasdi (RAH-cha-knee SREE-SAH-vaas-dee) (she/her) is director of the NextGen Initiative at the RAND Corporation, a leadership accelerator making connections between emerging policy professionals and RAND's people and ideas. 

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.