Rachelle Galloway-Popotas

Conference Director

Rachelle Galloway-Popotas leads the development and curation of some of the Othering & Belonging Institute’s flagship projects including the Othering & Belonging conferences, multimedia journal, and arts and cultural strategy. She is helping manage the expansion of the Institute's work in Europe. Rachelle served as the inaugural director of communications for the Institute for six years where she helped build and oversee the Institute’s portfolio of publications, digital media, media relations, and public engagement, as well as establishing a communications infrastructure and staffing to support the Institute's rapid growth. Rachelle led the establishment of the Institute's Artist in Residence program, the launch of the New Social Compact initiative, and co-led the Institute's complete rebranding overhaul in 2019. She has worked in the nonprofit communications field for over 20 years. She has bachelor degrees in political science and graphic design. Rachelle is a tribal member of the Caddo Nation.