Rebecca Miller has spent her career supporting strong civil society and a voice in decision making for all people. At TPI’s Center for Global Philanthropy, Rebecca works with clients to design, implement, and evaluate philanthropic programs that benefit people across the globe and works closely with the New England International Donors (NEID).
Rebecca previously served as a Technical Advisor on Resilience, Governance, and Partnership at the international development and humanitarian organization Mercy Corps. There, she supported Mercy Corps’ country programs to develop strong partnerships with local organizations – advising them on ways to effectively engage civil society and hold local government accountable to the needs of the community. With a global portfolio, Rebecca particularly spent her time on the Middle East and the response to the Syria crisis.
Rebecca has also worked for Hunt Alternative Fund’s Institute for Inclusive Security, which advocates for the full participation of all stakeholders in formal peace processes. She managed the organization’s grant-making program, where she led the development of partnerships with global organizations to increase their gender mainstreaming. She also led the organization’s Middle East and North Africa program, facilitating workshops and supporting local leaders’ implementation of advocacy plans to increase women’s influence in peace processes.
Prior to that, Rebecca worked in international trade consulting and US special education. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Grinnell College and a Master's degree from The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs.