Rachel Martin

Director of Communications and Outreach, Born This Way Foundation

Rachel Martin is Director of Communications and Outreach for Born This Way Foundation. The nonprofit organization, founded in 2012 by Lady Gaga and her mother Cynthia Germanotta, is dedicated to supporting the wellness of young people and empowering them to create a kinder, braver world. This work includes Hack Harassment, an initiative launched by Born This Way Foundation, Intel, and Vox Media to foster a safer, more inclusive internet. Before joining the Foundation, Rachel served as a Vice President at DKC, assisting a variety of nonprofit, advocacy, and corporate clients with strategic planning and communications outreach. She has also worked previously for the Democratic National Committee during the 2012 presidential cycle as well as for NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, serving on his 2013 campaign and as a City Hall Assistant Press Secretary. Rachel is originally from Massachusetts and is a graduate of George Washington University.