Rachel joined Girls Inc. of Alameda County in August 2020. She is currently a PhD Candidate in English Literature where her dissertation focuses on American militarism, technology, and the political economy’s impact on women of color. She has spent the last three years working in various capacities at University of Washington as an Instructor of writing and American Ethnic Studies, an Academic Assistant to student athletes, and a Digital Humanities Program Coordinator at the Simpson Center for the Humanities. Prior to working in academia she was an Assistant Producer at the Future of StoryTelling, a creative production company focused on narrative in the digital age.
Rachel holds a BA in English from University of Washington and an MA in Digital Humanities from University College London. Her passion for social justice around women of color and multigenerational immigrant communities led her to Girls Inc. She is extremely excited to support an organization that is taking an intersectional approach to empowering girls at every stage of their development.