Born and raised on Vashon Island, Rachel moved to Los Angeles in 2012 to attend Occidental College, where she earned a degree in Urban and Environmental Policy.
Rachel has worked with organizations such as Community Coalition, Backbone Campaign, Monteverde Conservation League, Cogan Owens Greene, Fossil Free Oxy and LA EcoVillage doing community and campus organizing, environmental education, media design and communication, creative activism and community-based research.
In addition to Joyality, Rachel consults with the Women's Earth and Climate Action Network on social media and communications and assists in WECAN's social media strategy. She is also a researcher, writer, and communications and marketing associate for Intentionalist, a Seattle-based startup driving economic empowerment, conscious consumerism, local economies and inclusive communities.
Rachel is a joyful lover of the Earth and holds a deep faith in the capacity of human beings to evolve, to come together and to consciously create a better world. Rachel is particularly passionate about awakening and deepening the human-nature connection, the role of women in facilitating transformation, and nurturing diverse, decolonizing, inclusive and creative solutions to social and environmental problems. She has a passion and talent for bringing the unconscious to the surface and articulating truth in a way that is at once accessible and transcendent.