Focus Area: Skills-based volunteerism
Rachael Chong is the Founder and CEO of Catchafire, the world’s leading skills-based volunteer platform, which connects professionals with nonprofits on projects that create positive social impact. Rachael has been named one of the World Economic Forum's Young Global Leaders, Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business, and received the NYC Venture Fellowship and the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award. Before Catchafire, Rachael helped start the US affiliate of the BRAC, the largest poverty alleviation organization in the world. To build her business acumen, Rachael worked at UBS Investment Bank after graduating from Barnard College. She has an MPP from Duke University and lives in New York.
Catchafire is a community of individuals striving to push the social good sector forward by focusing on efficient and effective ways to give back. We do this is by matching professionals with nonprofits based on their skills, cause interest, and time availability.