Rachel Korberg (Bergenfield) is an associate director at The Rockefeller Foundation where she leads efforts to identify new, large-scale opportunities for impact. This ‘early-stage ideas pipeline’ includes a global workshop series, big data and analytics work, and strategic advisory to the Foundation’s executive leaders. She also co-leads exploratory work around the sharing economy and independent workforce in the U.S., managed grant making on financial inclusion and economic recovery in the aftermath of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, and coordinates the LGBTQI staff group.
Korberg was previously vice-president at Serengeti Capital, a venture capital and investment advisory firm focused on African markets. Earlier, she served both as an aid worker and in strategy, monitoring and evaluation roles with Innovations for Poverty Action, ACTED, USAID and National Democratic Institute (NDI). She has executive training in human-centered design from Stanford University and holds a master’s degree in international relations from Yale University, where she was a research assistant to former World Bank President James Wolfensohn.