Whitney Faulkner is the first Executive Director at the Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and Justice (RCF). She is a lifelong Northwest resident and started volunteering with the Rachel Corrie Foundation in 2005.
Whitney was raised in Wenatchee, Washington. She moved to Olympia in 2004 to attend The Evergreen State College and in 2008 graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree with emphasis in Middle Eastern Studies and Political Economics.
From 2007 to 2011, Whitney worked in Aleppo, Syria, and traveled extensively throughout the Middle East and North Africa. She has volunteered internationally in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and locally at the Family Support Center, SafePlace, and the Crisis Clinic of Thurston and Mason Counties. Prior to coming to the Rachel Corrie Foundation, Whitney served as the Training Coordinator for The Washington Association of Prosecuting Attorneys – Support Enforcement Project (WAPA-SEP).
Whitney enjoys the company of friends and family and recharges her batteries by running, hiking, and camping her way around the great Pacific Northwest.