Rara Reines is the Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer of GroundBreakers. Before co-founding GroundBreakers, she worked at Ashoka, Urbane Development, and the Economic Policy Research Centre in Kampala, Uganda. As a Global Ambassador with the Pamoja Network, Rara works to support and connect young leaders throughout Africa and the Diaspora in driving positive change. She is passionate about supporting inclusive processes of community development globally and centering intersectional approaches to social change. Rara studied International Relations and African Studies at the University of Georgia and her work has been published on the World Economic Forum blog, NextBillion, and the Huffington Post, among other sites.