Rachel Renata Founder & CEO
areas of expertise
- Organizational transformation
- Restructuring and turnaround
- Program Development
- Growth strategy
- Professional Development
- Leadership & Life Coaching
- BA, Business Administration
- MA, Professional Counseling
- Certified Master Trainer, Life Skills & Self-Esteem
- Certified Civil and Divorce Mediator
- Adjunct Professor, Sociology-Psychology
Rachel Renata is a true visionary and change agent Rachel is a 2014 L’Oreal Paris Woman of Worth selected out of over 4500 nominations for her outstanding leadership and community impact.
Rachel Renata founded Project Compassion, NFP (PC-NFP) at just 25 years old. Since 2005, PC-NFP has assisted over 70,000 homeless, disadvantaged, and low-income men, women, and children with food, shelter, seasonal supplies, hygiene items, Life Skills workshops, and Vocational Training.
Rachel R. Jackson is the Founder of Project Compassion, NFP. At the age of 25, Rachel followed the calling in her heart to help those in need. Since 2005, Project Compassion, NFP has assisted over 100,000 homeless, disadvantaged, and low-income men, women, and children. Rachel Renata has both received local and national awards for her work, including:
- Barack Obama Silver Presidential Award.
- Daily Point of Light Award.
- Rachel is the recipient of the Lindenwood University Outstanding Alum
- Secret Deodorant Strong Enough for a Woman award presented by Tyra Banks
- Powerful Difference award by ABC Radio & Pine Sol
- BASIC Citizen of Character award
- Lindenwood University Outstanding Alum award
- Top Ladies of Distinction “Extraordinary Women” award
- Delta Economic Development Corp Award “Heroes Among Us” award.
- TOCO “Making a Difference” award
In 2011 Rachel opened the Compassionate Resource Campus in Belleville, IL, a full-service facility campus that enhances the lives of disadvantaged women and children through empowerment, education, and compassion. Rachel led the charge in PC-NFP, receiving a Proclamation from the Mayor of Belleville, IL, declaring October 29th “Compassion Day” in the city of Belleville (2014).
Rachel Renata has been featured in the June 2008 and December 2014 issues of Ebony Magazine. MORE Magazine, Oprah (O) Magazine, Glamour Magazine, Gazelle Magazine, Southern Living, and Country Women Magazine. Rachel was featured in Black Professional Women (2011 & 2016)
Rachel has launched the first Self-Esteem & Self-Worth program called Empower-Me in St. Clair County, IL working with 30 school districts to inspire youth and girls by building beauty from the inside first, character building, and continuing education. Rachel is the host of the Girlz On Purpose Tour.
Rachel’s motto is “ It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.”