Rachel Banks

Rachel Banks

NAFSA: Association of International Educators
Senior Director, Public Policy & Legislative Strategy

Rachel Banks is senior director for public policy and legislative strategy at NAFSA. Her portfolio focuses primarily on advocating for U.S. government policies that attract international student and scholars to study or conduct research in the United States, and oversees the production of NAFSA’s annual economic analysis of international students studying in the U.S. She holds a master’s degree in public and international affairs from the University of Pittsburgh, and a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Michigan.