Rachel Leavey Plotkin grew up in Baltimore Maryland, and joined the Goucher Hillel Staff Team in July 2014. Rachel attended and graduated from Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School. After graduating, Rachel attended University of Maryland Baltimore County, where she was very active in Hillel and received a BA in Education. After college, Rachel became a Jewish Campus Service Corps fellow in Houston for Rice University and University of Houston where she focused on engagement and programming for multiple Hillels. In Houston, Rachel met her husband and after getting married in 2004, Rachel moved to St Louis, where she worked for a variety of organizations including BBYO and the JCC. Rachel moved back to Baltimore four years ago, where she worked in a variety of programming at Beth Tfiloh. Rachel is looking forward to working at Goucher and continuing the work of Goucher Hillel making a space where all students feel comfortable and welcome for social and educational opportunities. When Rachel is not at Hillel, she spends time with her 2 boys, Ari (7) and Joshua (4) and her husband Dan in their home in Pikesville.