Rachael is a writer, performer, and social media coordinator based in New York City
She has professionally performed in many different settings, such as the Kennedy Center, Washington D.C.’s Cherry Blossom Festival, and Joe’s Pub in New York City. She holds many awards and distinctions including the 1st place title in the 2011 Negro Spiritual Competition and the YoungArts Merit Winner Award.
She graduated from Baltimore School for the Arts in 2012 with an arts diploma in voice performance. In addition, she finished her undergraduate career at the University of Baltimore with her Bachelor’s Degree in arts administration and management.
After interning with ForHarriet in 2015, she began self-publishing on Medium, and writing for various publications like WearYourVoice, WNYC, Bustle, AfroPunk, and Essence. She enjoys writing centers identity, feminism, pop culture, music, fantasy and arts equity. She organizes and hosts workshops with art organizations on how to serve rising Black and Brown artists and break down what equity should look like in arts programs with minority youth.