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HEY, I'M RACHEL

I educate and empower entrepreneurs.

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WHY ME?

15 YEARS 
 ONLINE EDUCATOR
10 YEARS 
 BUSINESS OWNER
15 YEARS 
 WORKING REMOTELY
05 YEARS 
 LIVING ABROAD
CREATED 
 25 CLASSES
EDUCATION
TECHNOLOGY
SPANISH
OUTREACH
IDEATION
STORY TELLING
BUSINESS
DESIGN
INNOVATION
STRATEGY

EXPERTISE

Need someone with an eclectic skill set?

OFTEN SEEN

CREATING ONLINE CLASSES  STRATEGIZING DESIGNING SOLUTIONS PARTICIPATING BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS ASKING INTRIGUING QUESTIONS  IMPLEMENTING IDEAS TINKERING WITH ONLINE TOOLS LEARNING NEW SKILLS LISTENING INTENTLY LAUGHING @ COWORKING SPACES ON PLANES CAMPING

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IN-PERSON

  • Master of Science, Environmental Science – 2006
  • Bachelor of Science, Environmental Geology – 2003
  • Bachelor of Science, Spanish – 2003
  • Continuing Education Classes – 2013

  • Relationship Marketing

  • New Business Development – Pitching the Perfect Presentation

  • Personal Branding Bootcamp

ONLINE

  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (Data Science) – 2005

  • Classes: Database Development, Geospatial System Analysis and Design, Making Maps That Matter With GIS, Problem Solving with GIS
  • Professional Certificate in Change Leadership – 2013

  • Classes: Developing an Agenda for Change, Managing the Political Terrain of Allies and Resistors, Negotiating Support and Buy-In for Your Agenda, Mobilizing the Coalition for Action, Establishing Momentum, Sustaining Momentum
  • Continuing Education Classes – 2013

  • Innovation in Education through Social Entrepreneurship

  • Business Development Communications

  • Center for Professional Development, Certificate in Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program, Online Classes – 2013

  • Marketing Innovation

  • Creating Demand: Driving Growth Using Traditional, Social & Viral Marketing

  • Continuing Education Class – 2013

  • Successful Grant Proposals

  • Continuing Education Program – 2013
  • Certificate in Teaching & Learning in Extension
  • Continuing Education Class – 2013

  • Creative Thinking, Collaboration, and Organizational Change

EXPERIENTIAL

  • 6-Month Business Accelerator Program
  • Participants from 10 Countries
  • March – August, 2015 
  • Restation Coworking, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. December 2017.

EXPERIENCE

ONLINE INSTRUCTOR

INNOVATION MANAGER

TEACHER + PROJECT MANAGER

EDUCATION AMBASSADOR

STORYTELLER

OUTREACH MANAGER

LEADER + BUSINESS COACH

ONLINE INSTRUCTOR

A TOUR OF TEACHING

I love traveling and teaching all over the world.  I’ve been to 50+ countries and lived abroad for 5 years.  You can learn more about each experience by clicking on the titles below.

INTERNATIONAL

  • Visiting Lecturer
  • Universitat Jaume I
  • How to Get a Job in GIS: Tips for Students
  • Castellón de la Plana, Spain
  • Feb. 19, 2018. 
  • SEE PRESS RELEASE
  • Featured Speaker
  • Restation Coworking Space
  • How to Build Your Dream Business
  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
  • December 15, 2017
  • Workshop Instructor
  • The Hub in Ubud Coworking Space
  • Mapping Technologies for Small Businesses & Startups
  • Bali, Indonesia
  • Mar. 18, 2015
  • Visiting Lecturer + Education Ambassador
  • Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology, Geomatics Department
  • Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia
  • Feb. 23 – March 7, 2015
  • Visiting Lecturer
  • Asian Institute of Technology
  • Master’s Level Database Class
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Session 2 – August 1-25, 2011
  • Session 1 – July 20-28, 2009
  • GIS Workshop Author & Instructor
  • International Forestry Resources and Institutions Global Summit
  • Students from Germany, India, Nepal, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania
  • Hyderabad, India
  • Jan. 9 & 16, 2011
  • GIS Workshop Author & Instructor
  • University of Gloucestershire
  • International Forestry Resources and Institutions Global Summit
  • Cheltenham, England
  • Jul. 11-13, 2008

ONLINE

  • Author and Lead Instructor
  • Penn State University, Dutton e-Education Institute
  • GEOG 487 – Environmental Applications of GIS
  • 2008 – 2017

 

  • Teacing Assistant
  • Penn State University, Dutton e-Education Institute
  • GEOG 482 – Nature of Geographic Information
  • 2006 – 2008
  • Author + Instructor
  • GeoInnovation –
    Apply Design Thinking and Creative Problem Solving Techniques to Solve Spatial Challenges
  • Class Link

UNITED STATES

  • Full Day Workshop Instructor
  • Alaska Survey & Mapping Conference
  • Speak Spatially – Strategies for Effective GIS Communication
  • Anchorage, Alaska
  • Feb 2013
  • Lecturer, NRE 501: Institutions and Resources: Theory and Methods Research Seminar
  • University of Michigan, School of Natural Resources and Environment
  • Ann Arbor, MI
  • Fall 2008 + 2010

 

  • Workshop Author & Instructor
  • University of Michigan, School of Natural Resources and Environment
  • GIS Skills Module: Forests, Carbon, and Climate Change
  • Ann Arbor, September 21, 2010

 

  • Instructor, Climate Change and Adaptation Training Webinar
  • University of Michigan and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Feb. 16, 2009
  • Instructor
  • University of Southern California, Spatial Sciences Institute
  • Spatial Analysis: Application and Use of Community Asset Mapping to Enhance Social Work Practice
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • May 5, 2014

 

  • Guest Lecturer
  • University of Southern California, School of Social Work
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Oct 29th, 2013
  • Workshop Instructor
  • GIS Interactive Mapping
  • City of River Rouge, MI
  • Jan. 10, 2007
  • Workshop Instructor
  • Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
  • Becoming a Certified GISP and Why It Matters for Your Geospatial Career
  • You’re Hired – Tips & Tricks for Impressive Resumes & Portfolios
  • Networking: Promoting Yourself by Making Connections that Count
  • Tampa, FL
  • April 2014

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

My businesses support dreamers and doers.

ONLINE SCHOOL & CAREER COACHING

SMALL BUSINESS SUPPORT SERVICES

BUSINESS SCHOOL REIMAGINED

BUILD A BUSINESS WORKBOOK

COWORKING

Digital Nomad for 5+ years. I enjoy exchanging ideas with entrepreneurs globally.

  • The Hub, Los Angeles
  • Cross Campus, Santa Monica
  • Outsite, Venice Beach
  • General Assembly, Santa Monica
  • Real Office Center (ROC), Santa Monica
  • Komune Beach Coworking
  • The Hub in Ubud (HUBUD), Ubud
  • Outpost, Ubud
  • Roam Coliving, Ubud
  • Dojo Bali, Canngu
  • Tropical Nomad Coworking, Canngu
  • Genius Cafe, Sanur
  • Rumah Sanur Creative Hub, Sanur
  • Kumpul, Sanur
  • The Hive, Sanur
  • Livit Hub, Sanur
  • Globetrotters International, Cairns
  • Arts Factory, Byron Bay
  • Hostel City Backpackers, Brisbane
  • Wake Up! Sydney Central, Sydney
  • MET A Space Pod, Clark Quay
  • 5 Footway Inn Project, China Town
  • Brinc Coworking, PMQ-Staunton
  • Bed N Desk, Palma, Majorca
  • Restation Coworking
  • Restation Co-Living Space
  • WIP Coworking, Split
  • BIZkoshnica Coworking
  • Christiania Community Space
  • Indonesian Expats in Europe Gathering

OUTREACH & SPEAKING

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