Evergreen National Education Prize

Judge Committee Bios

The faces evaluating the applicants

Rachel Greenwald


Best Selling Author and Speaker

Rachel Greenwald is an expert and national speaker on education, branding and relationship topics. She has held university positions as Assistant Director of MBA Admissions at Harvard Business School, Assistant Director of Admissions at Brandeis University, and Marketing Consultant at Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business. She consults with families to help them navigate the college admissions application process.

Rachel is also a New York Times bestselling self-help author with books translated into 16 languages. She runs her own company in the relationship industry and teaches career training seminars to aspiring relationship coaches. She has been featured widely in the national media as a relationship expert including The Today Show, CNN, Nightline, The New York Times, and Fortune Magazine. She has been a guest speaker at The Aspen Ideas Fest, is a resource for YPO groups, and blogs for The Huffington Post.

Rachel received an M.Ed. degree from Harvard Graduate School of Education, an MBA degree from Harvard Business School, and a B.A degree from Wellesley College.

Elise Grinstead