Rachel Chaikof

Photographer, Health Educator, Traveler

I help people appreciate other cultures rather than fear them, and to use the same understanding that I continue to gain to make an impact on the world. Read more.

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Peace Corps Bamenda, Cameroon
Community Health Educator (September 2014 – Present)

Facing History and Ourselves Brookline, MA
Web Production Specialist (October 2012 – September 2014)

Cochlear Americas Denver, CO and Boston, MA
Marketing Intern/Social Media Consultant (June 2010 – September 2014)

Invup Boston, MA
Community Engagement Manager (January 2012 – September 2012)

United Planet Boston, MA
Online Marketing Coordinator Intern (November 2011 – January 2012)

SCAD-Atlanta Student Newspaper “The Connector” Atlanta, GA
Features and Photo Editor, Contributing Writer, Photographer (August 2007 – May 2010)


Public Speaking

Université de Nantes (November 2009) Nantes, France

Texas Christian University (March 2009) Fort-Worth, TX

Cora Barclay Centre (December 2008) Adelaide, Australia

Cochlear Ltd. (November 2008) Sydney, Australia



Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Bridge, MS Office, Premiere, DSLR Camera, Advanced French, CSS, HTML, Salesforce, WordPress, Google Analytics, Public Speaking



University College London London, United Kingdom
Master of Arts (October 2011)
Anthropology with a concentration in Material and Visual Culture

Savannah College of Art and Design Savannah and Atlanta, GA
Bachelor of Arts (May 2010)
Visual Communications with a concentration in Photography
Summa Cum Laude; Dean’s List all quarters


Honors and Awards

Cochlear’s Hearing Hero (2010)
Editorial Design: Feature or Spread, Bronze Addy, Atlanta Ad Club (2010)
Outstanding Leadership Award, SCAD (2009, 2010)
SCAD’s Student Media Endowed Scholarship (2009)
Campus Community Service Features, 1st Place, Georgia Collegiate Press Association (2009)
Editorial or Editorial Series, 3rd Place, Georgia Collegiate Press Association (2008)
Campus Community Service News, 3rd Place, Georgia Collegiate Press Association (2008)
General Photography, 2nd Place, Georgia Collegiate Press Association (2008)
Graeme Clark Scholarship (2007)
Artistic Honors Scholarship, Savannah College of Art and Design (2006)



Public Health, Traveling, Cultural Exchange, Photography, Blogging, International Development