Meet TEDxSpokane Speaker Rachel Phillips. Rachel is a global citizen with roots stretching from Spokane, Washington to Accra, Ghana. Growing up in a family that gave new meaning to the word “diaspora,” she became fascinated by the idea of building communities that transcend geographical and cultural differences. Rachel currently serves as the Communications Coordinator for ScrumPoint, LLC, a software development firm and tech incubator based in Redmond, WA. She is passionate about exploring the ways in which technology can help us to access extraordinary knowledge and develop human connections that extend far beyond the virtual. She also enjoys playing with robots.