Rachel Curtis had the opportunity to partake in the Victorian Gifted and Talented Program whilst she was at high school, and has experienced first-hand the importance in fostering young talent and future potential. Skyline's investment in alike youth who have experienced disadvantage, allows students to continue to perform with excellence.
Rachel's professional background as a legal assistant has afforded her a diverse skill set. Her passion for inspiring young people to reach full potential stems from her long-standing membership with Lord Somers and Powerhouse. Having consistently volunteered on their camps, she has witnessed the power of building strong community and a ‘sense of belonging' for young people.
As a senior ambassador of the Deakin Business and Law Faculty and mentor in the Education and Access Program, Rachel regularly speaks to VCE classes to spark excitement in pursuing tertiary education and career ventures. She has also immersed herself in a variety of voluntary roles including a two year term as the Social Justice and Equity Officer of Deakin Law Student's Society, and mostly recently as a paralegal at the Disability Discrimination legal Centre. Today, Rachel prioritises developing active solutions within local communities to overcome social and economic barriers.