Rebecca specializes in designing performance-focused people and culture strategies for the social impact sector. Her approach is based on relentlessly focusing on the unique talent, attraction, engagement and enablement challenges within organizations and supporting leadership teams and executives to align purpose, performance and people.
Rebecca has held multiple senior leadership positions within the philanthropic sector including: Head of Talent at Rippleworks Foundation where she supported social entrepreneurs to overcome barriers to scale, Associate Director of Talent and People Management at The Rockefeller Foundation, where she led strategic initiatives to drive culture, enable learning and performance and diversity-focused recruitment strategies. Rebecca has rich experience in both the public and private sectors having led people and culture at Living Goods, led talent acquisition at Engineers Without Borders, contributed as an onboarding facilitator and digital media recruiter at lululemon athletica, and consulted on talent alignment systems and succession planning strategies as an Associate at the Lindmand Group.
Rebecca has spoken and shared work at multiple prestigious events including: The Obama White House, The World Summit Youth Award, Harvard Business School, The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and The World Congress on Information Technology. Rebecca is passionate about working with entrepreneurs to unlock the potential of their people and has served as an advisor and mentor to the mFriday Tech Hub, Farmerline Ltd, We Canada, The Unreasonable Institute East Africa, The Cordes Fellowship and The GLG Social Impact Fellowship. Rebecca is certified in The Korn Ferry Leadership Architect and Interview Architect Suites and uses a blended coaching and team-building practice anchored in polarities, MBTI and Gallup Strength Finder. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Victoria, a GDP in Education from the University of Deakin Australia, and Strategy and Innovation certifications from MIT.