Rachel Goslins

Smithsonian Arts + Industries Building

Rachel brings over 25 years of diverse experience in the creative industries, social impact, law and public policy to the position. Prior to her appointment, Rachel served as Executive Director of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, an advisory committee to the White House on cultural policy, from 2009 until late 2015. Previously, Rachel founded a documentary production company, directing feature documentaries and working on productions for the Public Broadcasting Service, the Discovery Channel, the National Geographic Channel, and History. She also served as the Director of the Independent Digital Distribution Lab, a joint PBS/ITVS project. Rachel began her career as an international copyright attorney with the U.S. Copyright Office. She serves on the Board of Trustees for the Greater Washington Community Foundation and advisory boards for the ICA in Richmond, VA an the Halcyon Social Impact incubator. She is a 2012 Aspen Institute Henry Crown Fellow.

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