Rachel A. Aron is a Principal Social Development Specialist at the African Development Bank Group. She has a Master of Arts in International Development (specializations: community development and gender) from American University, Washington, DC, United States. She is fluent in French.

Rachel has immense experience in identifying, analyzing, managing, and monitoring and evaluating social considerations in programmatic and policy interventions. She has conducted social due diligence for private sector and public sector projects and programs covering diverse sectors, including mining, in all regions of Africa, including in fragile and post-conflict countries. She has regularly presented at regional and international development forums. Her professional expertise over the years has been gained primarily at international organizations and at civil society organizations.