Rachael Chong is Founder & CEO of Catchafire, the nation's leading online pro bono network that connects talent and purpose. Rachael is a social entrepreneur and a visionary leader. Prior to Catchafire, Rachael helped start up BRAC USA by strategically utilizing pro bono talent. Fresh off this success, Rachael founded Catchafire in 2009 with a vision to create a more efficient and effective social good sector, and a world where it is commonplace to serve for the greater good.
Catchafire has been featured in The New York Times, Mashable, NPR, FOX Business, CNN Money, Crain's, Forbes, Fast Company, TechCrunch, Daily Candy. In 2012, Rachael received the prestigious NYC Venture Fellowship, the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award, and was named one of Fast Company’s most 100 creative people in Business 2012.
She has a Masters of Public Policy Degree from Duke University and graduated magna cum laude from Barnard College at Columbia University. Find her on Twitter @catchafire or email rachael [at] catchafire [dot] org.