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Meet Your CSWA Intern, Rachel Wexler

26 Nov 2019, 20:00 UTC
Meet Your CSWA Intern, Rachel Wexler
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Flight suit photo at NASA Langley in June!Rachel Wexler is a fourth-year undergraduate student in the School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech. She will graduate in spring 2020 and continue studying at Georgia Tech to earn a master’s degree in public policy. Throughout her time at Tech, she has worked as a research assistant on a project that examines the transmission of knowledge about women in science and technology. Rachel is originally from Sanibel Island, Florida. She is currently leading the CSWA's write up of recommendations to the AAS based on our survey findings.What is a public policy student at Georgia Tech?Public policy students at Georgia Tech study a combination of politics, economics, sociology, statistics, and research methods to prepare for a future as problem-solvers in the public and private sectors. Describe the first time you made a personal connection with public policy.I come from a family with strong connections to politics and government – My dad is a lobbyist, and my mom and my sister have both worked in political journalism. Studying policy at Georgia Tech has helped me discover that I am less interested in politics and more interested in the nuts and bolts of policy research, ...

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