J.D. Student, Stanford Law School
Rayne’s work focuses on climate change, tech law, Indigenous innovation, youth advocacy, as well as nature-based solutions and social entrepreneurship in island communities. At PreCOP26, Rayne represented the United States at the UN’s inaugural Youth4ClimateSummit in Milan.
Rayne serves as an executive advisor at the Oxford Artificial Intelligence Society (OxAI). At OxAI, he co-developed the initiative on diversity & inclusion, and managed industry relationships with Alphabet’s X, QuantumBlack, and other leading firms. Through his research, he analyzed socially responsible AI development as a member of the Rhodes Artificial Intelligence Lab and conducted field research on national innovation strategies in Southeast Asia. Additionally, Rayne cofounded, Georgetown Diplomatic Strategies, a diplomacy non-profit that engaged with over fourteen embassies and launched a program to increase gender equality in foreign policy. Rayne is currently pursuing his J.D. at Stanford Law School. He holds a master’s degree from the University of Oxford, where he researched emergent technology. He received his B.A. from Georgetown University. At Georgetown, he studied international relations and foreign investment, and led Georgetown’s largest event on climate change and international security.