A dynamic NGO leader and passionate social entrepreneur, Rebecca Channer (they/them) brings over 20 years of international experience stewarding diverse communities, families and children.
Rebecca greets every personal and professional interaction through a lens of equity and belonging, holding themselves accountable as both anti-racist and accomplice in the pursuit of social justice.
Rebecca is the founder and principal at UpCity Consulting. Their primary areas of expertise include executive coaching; strategic organizational development, people management; systems design and implementation, and leadership transitions.
Rebecca has worked closely with small, grassroots organizations, as well as large, professional companies both in the United States and abroad. They also served as a community development volunteer with the Peace Corps in Namibia.
Alongside an expansive career in the NGO sector, Rebecca is the founder of two unique social impact ventures: CodeBreakers and ProsperCity, and they serve as a head coach for Seth Godin's altMBA program.
Outside of work, Rebecca is an avid cyclist (one set of All-City wheels in particular), tireless idea generator and Chicago-style pizza connoisseur.