Rachel is an in-demand speaker and facilitator who offers keynote speeches and workshops for parents, education professionals, clinicians and young people. Programs are research-based and focus on providing practical take-home strategies for participants. Renowned for her down-to-earth, warm speaking style, Rachel delivers rich content and cutting edge insight.

Programs range from sixty minute conference keynotes and student assemblies to weekend workshops. All programs can be customized to suit client needs.

Latest Blog Posts

Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence: Book Excerpt

February 28th, 2015

Read an excerpt of Dr. Laurence Steinberg’s fascinating, highly acclaimed new book on teens.


New Educator Training at Stanford University

February 5th, 2015

Girl Meets World (GMW) is an intensive three-day training program taught by Rachel Simmons and Girls Leadership Institute co-founder and Executive Director Simone Marean, designed to equip participants with the latest research, tools, and interventions to support girls’ social-emotional development. For over ten years, this GMW curriculum has been taught at locations such as Girl’s […]