Rachael Chong

Founder + CEO, Catchafire

Rachael Chong is Founder & CEO of Catchafire, the nation's leading online pro bono network that connects talent and purpose. Rachael is a social entrepreneur and a visionary leader. Prior to Catchafire, Rachael helped start up BRAC USA by strategically utilizing pro bono talent. Fresh off this success, Rachael founded Catchafire in 2009 with a vision to create a more efficient and effective social good sector, and a world where it is commonplace to serve for the greater good. <br /> <br /> Catchafire has been featured in <a href=";pagewanted=1" target="_hplink">The New York Times</a>, <a href="" target="_hplink">Mashable</a>, <a href="" target="_hplink">NPR</a>, <a href="" target="_hplink">FOX Business</a>, <a href="" target="_hplink">CNN Money</a>, <a href="" target="_hplink">Crain's</a>, <a href="" target="_hplink">Forbes</a>, <a href="" target="_hplink">Fast Company</a>, <a href="" target="_hplink">TechCrunch</a>, <a href="" target="_hplink">Daily Candy</a>. In 2012, Rachael received the prestigious NYC Venture Fellowship, the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award, and was named one of Fast Company’s most 100 creative people in Business 2012. <br /> <br /> She has a Masters of Public Policy Degree from Duke University and graduated magna cum laude from Barnard College at Columbia University. Find her on Twitter @catchafire or email rachael [at] catchafire [dot] org.