Rachel Jimenez serves in the RDF’s Communications Department as PR & Digital Content Strategist. She proudly joined the RDF Familia in March of 2021 and works to enhance RDF’s social media platforms, website and other communications strategies. A first-generation college graduate, she earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communications at Arizona State University in 2011. Rachel has extensive experience supporting communication and content marketing efforts for national and state non-profits, as well as small businesses.
A native of Chicago, Rachel grew up in Arizona’s East Valley. She constantly strives to learn as much as she can while using her writing craft to share the stories of others – powerful tools to amplify the voices and needs of a community.
- Valle del Sol’s Hispanic Leadership Institute 2022
- Human Rights & Reconciliation Research Program (South Africa) 2010
- Obama Scholars Mentorship Program 2008-2010