Project Manager, she/her/hers
Rachel Dame is the 2020 Census Project Manager at the Minnesota State Demographic Center. Rachel has previous project management experience from her time with the U.S. Olympic Committee, Special Olympic World Games, and Ironman Oceania. For the past two years, Rachel has worked as a researcher with the State and Local Policy Program at the University of Minnesota. In this role, Rachel focused on transportation policy related to single occupancy vehicles and transportation network companies. Rachel’s passion for the Census developed in graduate school when she worked extensively to connect census data with policy decisions in Minnesota.
Rachel recently earned her Master of Public Policy Degree from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Relations from North Carolina State University.