Rachael Weiker, Segal Fellow

Rachael Weiker

2012 Heller MPP Segal Fellow

Rachael Weiker earned dual MBA/MPP degrees at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. A Wisconsin native, she completed her BA in cultural anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She served as an AmeriCorps member with Habitat for Humanity of Dane County, where she earned the title of Outstanding Young Philanthropist from the Madison Association of Fundraising Professionals. Rachael is passionate about supporting social entrepreneurship and economic development. She has been involved in all aspects of nonprofit development, management and policy coordination for organizations like Downtown Madison Incorporated, the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, and New Profit. She has also supported the development of startups like SheGivesBoston, Main Street Partners, and New Politics. She currently works with the National Conference on Citizenship in Washington, D.C. Rachael is also a Board Member for Main Street Partners and an events volunteer with the Washington Area Bicyclists Association.