Meet the Learning Tours Team

Meet the Learning Tours Team


Kamille Gardner serves as the Program Coordinator for CARE’s Learning Tours team, managing recruitment, trip logistics and execution, and communications. Kamille has worked with CARE in various capacities within its Policy and Advocacy Unit since 2012, previously serving as the Learning Tours Program Officer.

Prior to her time at CARE, Kamille was living in Panama and working with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / World Health Organization (WHO), where she conducted a systematic review on gender mainstreaming in the health sector in the Latin America and Caribbean region. Kamille also worked previously as a project assistant at the National Democratic Institute (NDI) focusing on health, democracy and governance in the Southern and East Africa region.

Kamille holds a M.A. in International Relations and Economics from the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies and B.A in International Development and Latin American studies from American University. She also holds a graduate certificate in global health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.



Rachel Locklear Hall serves as the Deputy Director for CARE’s Learning Tours program where she oversees the program and leads on rip advances and trip planning and execution, and. Based in Washington, DC, Rachel works in CARE’s Policy and Advocacy Unit to cultivate Congressional champions for improved policies and increased action on CARE’s priority issues, such as maternal health, food and nutrition security and humanitarian assistance.

Prior to joining CARE, Rachel worked on Capitol Hill for 3 years as a Legislative Fellow, Legislative Assistant, and Senior Legislative Assistant for Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23). Rachel also worked for 2 years as a kindergarten teacher at an all-girls charter school for low-income students in Brooklyn, N.Y. and for 1.5 years as an undergraduate writing professor at George Washington University. Rachel received her B.A. in Women and Gender Studies from Georgetown University, her M.S. in Early Childhood Education from Hunter College, and her M.A. in Women’s Studies and Public Policy from the George Washington University. Rachel currently lives in D.C. where she enjoys playing soccer, participating in a feminist theory book club, and volunteers for the D.C. Domestic Violence Intake Center.



Carolina Echeverri serves as the Program Officer for CARE’s Learning Tours team, supporting on trip logistics and execution, alumni engagement and monitoring and evaluation.

Prior to her time at CARE, Carolina was a 2016-2017 Fulbright Scholar to Brazil, where she taught English at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. She also worked with the Child and Youth Services department at military bases in Japan and Italy. Carolina is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.

Carolina holds a B.S. in International Affairs and Latin American studies from Florida State University.