Longtime Darien resident Rachel Dewey is the new executive director at Future 5, a Stamford-based organization that helps connect highly motivated low-income high school students to their full potential.
— an announcement from Future 5
Rachel was most recently executive director at Horizons at Norwalk Community College, a summer academic and enrichment program for low-income students in Norwalk.
In addition to her development and financial responsibilities at Horizons, Rachel also managed the staff of 30, developed and implemented expanded programming and transitioned the program to an independent 501(c)(3) organization.
A graduate of Georgetown University, Rachel received her MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.
She is a former board member and Board of Governors member of Horizons at New Canaan Country School and current board member and events chair of the Georgetown University Fairfield County Alumni Association.
Born and raised in Chicago, Rachel and her husband reside in Darien, and are proud parents of two sons and a daughter.
About Future 5
Founded in 2009, Future 5 is a non profit membership-based organization that welcomes young people into a caring community and a holistic environment.
In addition to daily coaching to promote academic achievement and provide assistance with the college and career counseling processes, the multi-dimensional Future 5 program promotes character development, community involvement and interpersonal and leadership skills that lead to independence and productive citizenship.