Rachel Kenny is a Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Analyst in the Managing for Results (MfR) division. In this role, she contributes towards ensuring MfR systems and resources are effective, supporting the implementation of WRI's Annual Planning Cycle, coordinating the "Top Outcomes" recognition process, and more.

Prior to joining World Resources Institute, she focused on environmental sustainability efforts ranging from scientific communication and media design to environmental justice and data analysis. Rachel worked in publishing as a graphic designer, fact-checker, and data researcher for clients such as National Geographic, Smithsonian, and Britannica. She collaborated with Conservation International on balancing food security needs, agricultural yield, and environmental impacts in Rwanda, and worked with UCSB Sustainable Fisheries Group on modeling the global extent of forced labor violations aboard vessels in fisheries.

Rachel holds a Master of Environmental Science and Management from the University of California, Santa Barbara Bren School and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, summa cum laude from George Washington University. She is currently based in California.