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Rachelle Bernadel

Rachelle Bernadel is a senior at the University of Maryland College Park majoring in sociology with a concentration in social stratification. She will be receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in the spring of 2013 and plans on pursuing a master’s degree in education policy. After graduate school Rachelle hopes to work closely with policymakers to ensure that educational practices provide an equal start for all children. Before interning at CDF, she worked as a peer advisor in her sociology department’s undergraduate office assisting students in exploring their educational options while in college. Rachelle is an intern in the Communications department at CDF. She hopes to refine her writing skills while using the tools she learns to effectively advocate for children.