Rebecca H.

Chief of Staff

Rebecca (she/her/hers) founded Just Design Consulting in 2015, where she serves as Principal Education Consultant. Rebecca helps social justice organizations confidently deliver on their mission and vision through innovative program design and execution. Rebecca specializes in program & training design, project management, content management, and leadership coaching. Her work has mainly been focused on the education and criminal justice sectors.

Rebecca has developed her expertise in education through her experience working with EdTech companies, venture capital, nonprofits, advocacy organizations, and schools locally, nationally, and internationally. She has held a myriad of leadership roles in education including Vice President, Associate Director, Director of Training & Support, and Board member. She has her MA in Education from Columbia University and her BA in Education from Boston University.

Rebecca is a road cyclist. She enjoys cooking plant-based meals, swing dancing, backpacking, hot tubs and continuing to grow through building community. She lives in Oakland, CA (Indigenous Acknowledgement: Chochenyo and Ohlone Tribes).


  • Chief of staff
  • Management consulting
  • People management


  • MA, Columbia University
  • BA, Boston University


  • Education
  • Government
  • Management consulting

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