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February 03, 2021

A New Chapter: Rafael del Castillo to continue DEI work at Rainier Scholars

Head of School, Rafael del Castillo, plans to continue his work around diversity, equity, and inclusion following his five year tenure at Bertschi School. On July 1, Rafael will become the next Executive Director of Rainier Scholars, starting a new chapter in his leadership journey and commitment to social justice.

Rafael says, “This role will enable me to further engage in my passion for social justice,” he says. “Rainier Scholars has been a driving force in transforming leadership and moving all of us toward a more equitable society by nurturing the potential of underserved students of color. I look forward to leading the organization, building on current initiatives, and expanding our partnerships, as well as the depth and breadth of our impact.”

Read the full Rainier Scholars press release.

>>Learn more about Bertschi's Head of School transition and search process here.