Rachel Fauber leads social impact communication strategy at Changemakers as the Director of Communications. Changemaker stories and narratives of change are a critical tool to shift mindsets and inspire action, showing people as active agents of change who create solutions to the problems they face and inspire others to do the same.
Rachel holds a Master’s degree in Social Enterprise from American University, a graduate certificate from Georgetown University in Social Impact Storytelling, and a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from Towson University. Her graduate research focused on youth-led social change and participatory measurement and evaluation. Prior to joining Ashoka, Rachel worked in communications and social media marketing at the National Institute on Retirement Security and Himmelrich Public Relations, and served on the board of directors of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Washington, DC.