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Rachel D. Latimore

Deputy Director, Global Community

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Rachel D. leads Echoing Greens’ global community engagement strategy that advances leadership, coalition-building, and social impact for the organization’s growing community of social entrepreneurs and innovators.

In addition to her role, Rachel D., sits on both the Racial Equity and Culture Task Force at Echoing Green, charged with operationalizing its global racial equity vision, aligning talent, and targeting resources in service of advancing the organization's strategic priorities.

Rachel D. has dedicated the breadth of her career to advancing social justice and economic empowerment for black, brown, and indigenous communities across the globe. She has nearly 15 years of experience in the field of community development, social entrepreneurship, and finding talent in the pursuit of innovative solutions to global and domestic challenges. She is a doctoral candidate, completing her EdD in leadership and innovation at NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development where her research focuses on creating equitable support models for global BIPOC leaders and entrepreneurs in the social innovation community.

Rachel D. received an executive MPA from NYU’s Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service, a Masters in Social Administration from Case Western Reserve University with a specialization in Communities of Practice for Social Change, and a B.A. in Sociology from North Carolina A&T State University. She is also a certified Project Management Professional and an Adjunct Professor of Public Service at NYU.