Rachel DiBella, MSW

Associate Director, Strategic Prevention Initiatives Office for Gender Equity Harvard University

Rachel DiBella serves as Associate Director for Strategic Prevention Initiatives in the Office for Gender Equity at Harvard University. In her role, Rachel oversees multipronged efforts to prevent and respond to gender-related violence and harm, and to support diversity across the institution. This work spans coalition building, outreach and engagement, training, learning and development, and consultation with organizational leaders in the academic workplace.

Rachel is currently a Doctoral Fellow in the Center for Multicultural and Global Mental Health at William James College, where she is pursuing a Doctor of Psychology, examining the roles of leadership in organizational trauma and resilience. Rachel is additionally a licensed psychotherapist, group facilitator, and part-time faculty at Boston College. Prior to joining Harvard, Rachel oversaw LGBT health, violence prevention, and gender justice initiatives in higher education, healthcare, and legal systems.

5:15 PM - 6:00 PM

Friday 8th Dec 2023

Bullying, Harassment and Discrimination: Young Adults & Role of Universities