Rachel Short works as Business Development Manager at American Philanthropic, a consulting firm whose mission is to strengthen civil society by improving the effectiveness of charitable foundations and nonprofit organizations.
Rachel completed a prestigious residential academic fellowship for the study of American ideals and institutions at the John Jay Institute. Additionally, Rachel worked in public relations at the global PR agency, Burson-Marsteller. She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. in Communication Studies and a certificate in business from the McCombs School of Business. She also completed an interdisciplinary study in Social Entrepreneurship and Nonprofits through the Bridging Disciplines Program at UT-Austin.
Rachel is from Rockwall, Texas, and lives in West Chester, Pennsylvania.