Rachel Zaentz is the Vice President, Communications at the Linked Learning Alliance.
With 10-plus years of experience in strategic and digital communications, partnership development, advocacy, and media relations, Rachel brings her energy and insights to the newly independent Linked Learning Alliance as it advances and broadens its work.
A former senior vice president at Widmeyer Communications, a Finn Partners company, she brings deep experience from working with a diverse set of education and philanthropic clients across issues including early learning, K-12 education, postsecondary, corporate social responsibility and equity for all young people. While at Widmeyer, Rachel developed and managed integrated communications campaigns on behalf of a range of clients including the Clinton Foundation, Data Quality Campaign, Learning Policy Institute, W.K. Kellogg Foundation and National Women’s Law Center.
Zaentz graduated with honors from American University’s School of International Service with a bachelor’s degree in International Studies. In 2012, Zaentz graduated from Washington DC’s Education Policy and Fellowship (DC EPFP) program.