I’m surrounded by smart, talented and passionate people who are committed to showing up and doing the hard work of creating change – what a privilege!
Rachel has over 15 years of experience with leadership and organizational development, capacity building and program design and planning in the social justice sector. Before joining MSC in 2009, Rachel served as the Fellowship Director at Young People For (YP4), a program committed to identifying, engaging and empowering college students to develop leadership skills while creating meaningful social change in their communities. Rachel got her start in DC, serving as a Legislative Representative for the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC) and the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN).
Rachel currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Native Youth Leadership Alliance (NYLA), an intergenerational collective of Tribal College students and their allies. Rachel has also served as a founding Board member of the Giving Circles Fund, a nonprofit organization committed to engaging young adults in philanthropy.
Rachel earned a bachelors degree in government and sociology from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York.