Rachel Stewart has served as the Director of Sexual Violence Prevention & Advocacy at Connecticut College since January 2019. Having been engaged in the movement to end sexual violence for the past 8 years, Rachel's passion for social justice and activism began in her early undergraduate years as a Violence Against Women Prevention Program peer facilitator at the University of Connecticut. At UConn she also co-founded what is now a national, multi-chapter student organization, Revolution Against Rape. Prior to her role at Connecticut College, she spent three years as the Interpersonal Violence Prevention Coordinator at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA, and also served as the Graduate Assistant for Student Leadership Development at the Harvard College Office of BGLTQ Student Life.
Rachel holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Connecticut and an Ed.M. in Higher Education from Harvard University. Rachel is an active member of CAPPA within the Communications and Membership Committees and also serves as the Social Media Chair for the NASPA Sexual and Relationship Violence Prevention, Education, and Response Knowledge Community. In her spare time, Rachel can be found training at the Real Life Ninja Academy in Windsor, CT or going on adventures with her two cats, Honeybee and Calliope.