Rachel Smith

Rachel co-founded GlobalGiving UK, and she leads programs that help nonprofits, companies and foundations make a genuine and sustained difference in people’s lives. She is passionate about challenging the status quo and exploring new ways of working. Previously, Rachel worked for local government, in marketing in the retail sector, and as an archaeologist. She holds an MA from Cardiff University in Archaeology and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Birbeck University, London. She has been involved in the voluntary sector, with a particular fondness for fundraising, from a very young age—she organized her first fundraising event (a local coffee morning) at age seven!

Posts by Rachel Smith

Upholding Transparency in the Age of Misinformation

Rachel Smith of GlobalGiving is calling on the social sector to help with a new set of standards that will address today’s ethical challenges.

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A Journey Into the Neutrality Paradox

As Rachel Smith of GlobalGiving suggests, misinformation and hate speech aren’t reserved for Facebook. Here’s how social good platforms can stay one step ahead.

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