Rachel Chang is a Digital Specialist with DAI’s Center for Digital Acceleration, specializing in cybersecurity and digital policy. Rachel has worked on international digital development projects funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. Department of State, and the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Prior to joining DAI, Rachel led projects at the International Foundation for Electoral Systems focusing on digital media literacy training in the Mekong region, cybersecurity support for elections institutions, and promoting the political participation of persons with disabilities to advocate for disability-inclusive policies and accessible technologies throughout Southeast Asia. Rachel is a trained user experience designer and has worked with clients including Safe Place International to transform an offline learning curriculum supporting LGBTQI+ refugees into a responsive online web application. She has a master’s degree in international peace and conflict resolution from American University and a bachelor’s degree in political science and global affairs from the City University of New York, Baruch College.