A lifelong lover of creative writing, Rachel originally supported the Whole Whale team in content creation before taking on her current role as Digital Strategist Whaler. A graduate of Williams College, where she studied English literature, creative writing, and global studies, Rachel held multiple nonprofit internships in the international relations realm including WorldBoston, Cleveland Council on World Affairs, and the Council for International Programs.
As the producer of Whole Whale TV, Rachel oversees everything from ideation to final cut to publication. She also coauthored Whole Whale’s The Simple Guide to Building an Awesome Internship Program and contributed to the 2nd edition of Nonprofit Management 101, coming soon from Wiley.
Rachel uses her communications skills to help amplify the important voices of social good organizations like Whole Whale’s clients. She is fascinated by the power that words have to connect, energize, and organize people around the world, and believes that digital storytelling is a crucial aspect of increasing the impact of nonprofits, whether that storytelling plays out as website content, email campaigns, or advertising copy. She is certified in Google Analytics and Google Ads, and her creative fingerprints have been found on Whole Whale’s work with Power Poetry, Prizeo, Charitybuzz, Lung Cancer Foundation of America, Concern Worldwide US, and AFS-USA.
In her spare time, Rachel enjoys reading all kinds of fiction, running outside, and trying new restaurants.