Rishi Sharma is a Campus Campaign Coordinator for Teach for America. He is responsible for seeking qualified candidates at UR for membership into TFA's 2015 Corps. Rishi is a senior studying Applied Mathematics and Computer Science. He was formerly part of the 5 year Masters of Ed program through the Warner School. While at UR, Rishi sought multiple leadership opportunities through student government, as an RA and through a startup business. He has also tutored inner city Rochester students voluntarily with Sigma Phi Epsilon. Rishi plans on working in the education technology industry and apply into the TFA corps in the future.
Rachael Tachco is the Program Director of Rochester AmeriCorps in Rochester, NY. As a proud AmeriCorps alumna, she brings a member perspective and professional experience to the program. Holding a Master’s in Public Administration, she has a total of eight years of AmeriCorps experience and both direct service and administrative experience in youth-serving organizations. Her primary responsibilities include program development and implementation, fiscal management, program reporting and evaluation, public relations, and the selection, training, and monitoring of host sites and projects.
During her professional time away from AmeriCorps programming, she worked for the Center for Youth Services working directly with at-risk youth and later developed, secured and managed a Department of Labor grant for youth employment programs.