Eli J. & Phyllis N. Segal Citizen Leadership Program
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. Rachael was Director of Engagement for the YWCA of Minneapolis, and independently provides strategy consulting. 

Currently, Rachael is Project Manager for the City of St. Paul Department of Planning and Economic Development.