Rachel Sumekh

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Swipe Out Hunger

Rachel Sumekh is a Social Entrepreneur and the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Swipe Out Hunger, a White House Champion of Change. She is a Los Angeles native who in 2014 was placed at No. 5 on the Forward's list of Millennial changemakers.

Rachel serves on the Board of 30 Years After and mentors early stage nonprofit start-ups. She is a proud UCLA alum whose work ranges from fighting poverty in Chicago to International Human Rights work with AJWS. She calls her self an idealistic realist who is challenging the status quo of what it means to be a “Typical Persian Girl.

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