Rosarie Tucci has worked in a variety of positions supporting human rights and issues disproportionately affecting vulnerable populations. Most recently, she served as deputy director for the Democracy, Rights and Governance (DRG) Center at USAID (2015-2017) and senior advisor to the Deputy Administrator of USAID (2011- 2015). Tucci provided expertise and leadership to generate policy recommendations and develop projects and tools on rule of law, human rights, atrocity prevention and support for vulnerable populations, including youth, women, people with disabilities and the LGBT community. She also provided strategic and political guidance on programs and policies on these issues in South Sudan, Ukraine, CAR and Yemen.
Tucci was a Fulbright Scholar in Sofia, Bulgaria examining the development of the human rights movement in a transitional democracy. She holds a master's of law in international human rights law from the University of Nottingham and a bachelor's in political science and communications from Boston College.