Rachel Vestergaard

Rachel Vestergaard

Rachel Vestergaard is Founder of Empower Co., an initiative focused on measuring and monetizing women's empowerment launching in 2022.  Previously, she served on of the founding team that developed the world's first REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation) project in Kenya which became a model for the world for highly threatened forest protection and community development. Prior to that, she was the highest-grossing trader on a Wall Street trading desk.