Rebecca Thompson

Rebecca Thompson '09


Washington, D.C.

Rebecca is the Director of Young People For at People For the American Way Foundation in the Washington D.C. national headquarters. Prior to this, she was Program Manager for the District of Columbia Youth Advisory Council ((DCYAC) in the Executive Office of the Mayor. Prior to the DCYAC, Rebecca served as the legislative director for the United States Student Association, the country's oldest and largest national student organization. Rebecca has been featured on C-Span, in the Washington Post and the New York Times discussing higher education access and affordability issues. She is a graduate of the Women's Campaign School at Yale and enjoys working on political campaigns and mentoring youth.