Dr. Dafna H. Rand, Vice President for Policy and Research

Dr. Dafna H. Rand Dafna H. Rand leads Mercy Corps' Policy and Advocacy and Research teams, and is responsible for Mercy Corps' efforts to influence practice across global institutions and to elevate thought leadership around core Mercy Corps priorities. Prior to joining Mercy Corps, Dr. Rand held a number of leadership positions in government and academia, most recently as the Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor at the U.S. Department of State.