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Our Team

Rachel Shafran


Strategic Development and Programs Director

+1 (917) 277-7002

Rachel is excited to join the CERGE-EI Foundation as the Program and Fundraising Coordinator. She previously worked at the Russian American Foundation as the Coordinator Director for their Bolshoi Ballet Academy Summer Intensives. Rachel received an MSc in Russian and East European Studies from the University of Oxford, where her research focused on the stigmatization of mental illness in Russia. She also holds a B.A. from Columbia University in Russian and Psychology.

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