Rachel Dyl is a Masters Student in International Development Studies at The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs. She is specializing in International Education with a regional focus on Latin America and the Caribbean. Her research has focused on various themes in the region including democracy and governance, human rights, economic development and various topics related to education such as teacher absenteeism, indigenous education, bilingual education, and issues of access and quality in remote areas. Rachel works for the Education Development Center as an English-Spanish Translation Assistant and is currently an International Program Development and Evaluation Intern at Legacy International. Prior to her studies at George Washington University, she taught English for a year and a half in Chile as part of the Ministry of Education’s English Opens Doors Program and spent six weeks in Lima, Peru as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant before the outbreak of COVID-19.