Rachel Christensen

Rachel Christensen
Phone: (619) 260-4857
Office: Kroc Institute for Peace & Jus 133

Assistant Director, Center for Peace & Commerce

Rachel Christensen is the Assistant Director for the Center for Peace and Commerce. She cares about inviting more cultural brokers and bridge builders into the public, private, and social sectors to help individuals and communities flourish.
Formerly, she worked with social entrepreneurs in education in 9 countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America with Edify, Inc. She also worked with a grassroots non-profit advocating for green transportation to strengthen a sense of place in uptown San Diego neighborhoods. 
She lived in the Dominican Republic for two years working with microfinance and SME models to improve education and studied mental health in rural Brazil. She has a Master's in Public Administration and her scholarship focuses on bi-national governance and entrepreneurship.