Class XVIII (2020-2021)

1. Rachel Buchan


Rachel Buchan is a Rotary Peace Fellow at the University of Queensland from the USA. Previously, Rachel was Vice President of Government Relations at Capstone LLC, a policy analysis firm in Washington, DC that helps institutional investors understand how geopolitics impacts large industries.

Rachel also served in The Office of Barack and Michelle Obama, for the U.S. Congress, and at Human Rights First. Rachel discovered a passion for peace while completing a 2015-2016 Fulbright Scholarship in Turkey, and she owes her deep love of learning to her alma mater, Birmingham-Southern College, where she graduated with honours and Phi Beta Kappa in 2015. Rachel is  granddaughter to former Tuscaloosa, Alabama USA Rotary Club President, Donald Brown.