Born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, Rachel graduated summa cum laude from Emory University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and a minor in Spanish. As an undergraduate, she served as Vice President of New Member Education and Risk Manager of Sigma Delta Tau, Vice President of the Data Science Club, worked as a Research Assistant in the Psychology Department, and was involved in the Human Health Department’s Peer Health Partner program. After serving with Impact America, Rachel plans to pursue a career in marketing or behavioral research .

What do you like to do for fun?

I like to play tennis and do outdoor activities, such as going to parks or hiking trails. I also like to play with dogs and spend time with my family and friends.

What is your proudest accomplishment?

My proudest accomplishment was successfully completing and defending my honors thesis at Emory. I spent my senior year conducting an independent research project, analyzing data, and writing the paper. At the end of the process, I defended my thesis to a committee, and I was very proud of my long-term accomplishment.