Rachel Goldman Alper is the Society’s Chief Operating Officer where she oversees Finance, Technology, Human Resources, new Institutional Giving and strategic planning. She began working at the Society in 2015 as the Director of Development and then as the Chief of Staff.
Rachel previously worked as the Director of Strategic Alliances with the Maker Education Initiative (Maker Ed) where she developed strategy and partnerships and diversified funding streams for the organization. She has also worked for The Posse Foundation, D.C. Public Schools, ePals and as a 6th grade teacher in the South Bronx.
She has her A.B. from the University of Chicago and her Masters of Science in Teaching from Pace University.
Rachel is passionate about making sure that all young people have incredible learning opportunities that include science education.