Rachel Cooke is Washington PR manager with nearly a decade of experience creating rich brand experiences for commercial, nonprofit and government clients. Rachel has secured coverage in The Huffington Post, The Washington Post, The AP, and DailyCandy. At Advocates for Youth, Rachel leverages her background in branding, traditional and social media to help create social good. Rachel believes young people are capable of amazing social change and focuses on compelling them to act and contribute in positive ways by speaking to the matters that mean most to them. She has a bachelors from The George Washington University.

Rachel previously worked at GolinHarris, a global PR agency, leading a team focused primarily on consumer public relations and social media where she helped serve some of the most recognizable consumer brands including McDonald’s Corporation, Wal-Mart, and Dow Chemical.