Rachel attended undergrad at DePaul University. At DePaul, she double-majored in Political Science and Women and Gender Studies with minors in Social Justice and Public Policy. She has also served as President of Act OUT, an LGBTQ based service work, advocacy, and activist organization. While not at school she spent her time interning at the Chicago Board of Education. Rachel is committed to fighting systemic oppression and injustice as well as working to provide safe spaces for students and young people to engage in critical conversation and self-reflection.