Based in Chicago, IL, Drew Rahme is the Program Manager at Generations for Peace USA. His responsibilities encompass US program strategy development, leadership, program design, implementation, and impact measurement. Drew's overarching mission is to oversee a diverse portfolio of programs and foster essential partner relationships throughout the USA, with a particular emphasis on expanding Generations For Peace USA's presence in key cities like Chicago, DC, and Nashville.
Drew brings a rich background and academic career dedicated to fostering safer and more equitable futures in partnership with communities across the United States and Morocco. His recent experiences include developing culturally-competent workshops for students in violence-prone communities in Washington, DC through the Institute of World Affairs; crafting an action plan to gain Intangible Cultural Heritage Rights for Puerto Rico via UNESCO; and serving as a community liaison for high-risk HIV populations at the Red Door Clinic in Minneapolis, MN. In each of these roles Drew forged authentic connections with community members, contributing to program success, and acted as a liaison to uplift and empower communities. Notably, Drew also served as a Peace Corps Youth Development Specialist in Morocco. He holds a Master's degree in Ethics, Peace, and Human Rights from American University in DC, as well as a Bachelor's degree in Reconciliation Studies and Sociocultural Studies from Bethel University.
Outside of his professional pursuits, Drew is an avid traveler, a passionate swimmer, and an enthusiast of discovering new recipes in his free time.