Director of Student Success & Re-Entry Services

Rachel Zolensky joined THEI in 2016 and is responsible for re-entry services for students who are transitioning back to the community after incarceration, in addition to providing administrative and operations support for the organization. In 2015 Rachel earned a Master’s degree in Social Entrepreneurship from USC Marshall School of Business, and in 2012 she earned her Bachelor’s of Arts in Sociology and American Studies & Ethnicity from the University of Southern California. Previously, Rachel worked for Project Return, where she assisted men and women returning from incarceration in overcoming barriers to employment. Rachel has also served as a college counselor for The Oasis Center, providing first-generation college students with support in their pursuits of higher education.