Meet Rebecca (Faunce) Grande, Intern

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Rebecca (Faunce) Grande

Rebecca is a current graduate student at the University of Texas at Austin, LBJ School of Public Affairs for her Master’s in Public Affairs. Prior to attending UT, Rebecca worked as a Senior Consultant for Deloitte Consulting in Washington, DC. During her tenure at Deloitte, she developed and implemented program strategies for innovative technology for federal and intelligence clients. She received her B.A. in Government and Politics and Criminal Justice at University of Maryland College Park. Rebecca has no plans on moving back to the DMV area and is interested in shifting her focus on state/local policies within Texas. Her policy interests include human trafficking, technology, energy, and criminal justice.


Rebecca is a COVID-bride who got married in her living room by a judge over Zoom in August.  She currently lives in Austin, TX with her husband Colin and two dogs, Leo and Rudy. In her free time, she likes to explore outdoor restaurants and wineries, hike, and spend time with her dogs.