Rachel Edwards is the operations coordinator at the College Excellence Program. In this role, she provides project management and administrative and logistical support to streamline workflow across CEP. Prior to joining the Aspen Institute, she worked in both programmatic and strategic communication roles within the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Rachel is globally minded, justice-driven, and passionate about advancing education equity and access for all. In her spare time she likes to eat, travel, and adventure with friends and family. Rachel holds a B.A. in sociology with a minor in African American studies from Boston University.