Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Rachel D. Pardoe Appointed NYCT Program Officer for Health and People with Special Needs
Rachel D. Pardoe joined The New York Community Trust in February 2015 as Program Officer for the Health and People with Special Needs. Rachel covers The Trust’s grantmaking in the areas of health, children and youth with disabilities, people with visual disabilities, AIDS, and elder services. She came to The Trust from MDRC, a social policy evaluation firm, where she oversaw research projects to improve services for people with disabilities and chronic medical conditions. She previously worked at an outpatient mental health treatment facility, and an employment program for people with intellectual disabilities, and as a family case worker. She is a former board member of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network, an organization that supports the next generation of nonprofit leaders in New York City.
Rachel has a B.A. from New York University in psychology and an M.P.A. from the NYU Wagner School of Public Service where she focused on health policy and management.