Rachel Gibson

Rachel joined Vera in 2016. As a program associate with the Center on Victimization and Safety, Rachel works with systems to build the capacity of the crime victims field to successfully identify, reach, and meet the needs of survivors from underserved communities.

Before coming to Vera, Rachel was a technology safety specialist with the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV). Rachel worked at the intersection of technology used to facilitate crime and violence against women. 

Prior to her time at NNEDV, Rachel was responsible for the oversight of the Technology and Safety Program at the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence. This included: providing technology and safety training, supporting member programs in advocating for survivors of high tech stalking and abuse, and providing technical assistance to survivors of intimate partner violence, stalking, and dating violence.

Rachel has a masters in criminal justice from the University of Central Florida and a Bachelor of Arts in criminology from Lynchburg College.