Rachel Harmon was a member of the graduating class of 2010. During her time at Uni, Harmon was involved with many extracurriculars, including executive president of the student body, a member of the United for Uganda club, as well as sports including basketball and volleyball. Harmon set a Uni volleyball record during her time at Uni, obtaining the most blocks in a season with 66.
After graduating from Uni, Harmon attended Cornell University, where she studied industrial and labor relations with a focus on economic opportunities. In her junior year, Harmon studied community development in Uganda for a semester as well. After college, Harmon attended the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar for her master's degree in evidence-based policy evaluation and then worked as an analyst at the Hope Policy Institute in Jackson, Mississippi. Harmon currently serves as the Deputy Director of Talent & Workforce Development in the City of Birmingham’s Office of Innovation and Economic Opportunity.
“Birmingham Hires Rhodes Scholar to Focus on Talent, Workforce Development.”
“Here's what Birmingham's first leader of workforce and talent development has planned”
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