Rachel Signer is a Brooklyn-based writer, focused primarily on nonfiction. Her reportage, essays, and memoir have appeared in the n+1 "Occupy!" gazettes and in magazines like Killing the Buddha and Guernica, and she has reported on Occupy Wall Street for The Nation.
Rachel holds a M.A. in social anthropology from The New School for Social Research and a B.A. in the same subject from The University of Virginia. Currently, she is working on a memoir about doing cultural anthropology research in seven different countries.
What is social entrepreneurship and what can we learn from it? In this collection of interviews, profiles, and articles, compiled from Rachel Signer's work as a reporter and essayist for the website Dowser.org, we have a wealth of case studies. Signer's writings lend voice to the social entrepreneurs and innovators who are attempting to mitigate the world’s “wicked problems.”