Rebecca works on Facebook’s Business Integrity team, which aims to keep Facebook a safe and trusted platform for people, businesses, and Facebook. Prior to Facebook, Rebecca served as a U.S. diplomat in Istanbul, where she covered human rights and religious freedom. Rebecca led U.S. engagement on women’s rights in Turkey and collaborated with the UN and U.S. interagency to address the unique needs of LGBTI refugees. She also led her team through unprecedented security challenges, including a coup attempt, multiple terrorist attacks, and an evacuation of Consulate family members. Her reports were featured in the President’s Daily Brief and she won a Meritorious Honor Award for her service. Rebecca is a World Affairs Council Fellow, World Economic Forum Global Shaper, and a Truman National Security Fellow. Rebecca has a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. She is proficient in Turkish and Mandarin Chinese. In her free time, Rebecca enjoys food, diving, music, and traveling.

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