Walker’s Legacy Welcomes New AmeriCorps VISTA: Rachel Wertz


For Immediate Release 

June 12, 2020


Walker’s Legacy Welcomes New AmeriCorps VISTA: Rachel Wertz

Washington, DC —June 12, 2020— Walker’s Legacy is pleased to announce the onboarding of Rachel Wertz who has joined the organization as an AmeriCorps VISTA Eco-System Entrepreneurship Research and Best Practices Support Analyst. 

Wertz will assist the company with research, impact reporting, program evaluation support and planning content development, and public relations for various projects the organization leads to support professional women of color. 

“I am truly looking forward to working alongside Walker’s Legacy this year,” said Rachel Wertz. The programs and resources that Walker’s Legacy provides to multicultural women as entrepreneurs and small business owners are crucial and I am eager to get started with them!” 

Wertz is a recent graduate of The American University of Rome with her Bachelors of Arts in Communication and a double minor in English Writing and Digital Design. She is a born and raised military dependent who has spent the last nine years of her life living in South Korea, Germany, Italy, and the United Kingdom. For the past year, she worked as a Marketing and Communications Assistant in the tourism sector in Rome, Italy. 

“This is a turbulent time for business owners, especially multicultural women entrepreneurs,” said Natalie Madeira Cofield, Founder & CEO of Walker’s Legacy.  “We are grateful to have Rachel aboard to conduct the research needed to connect women of color entrepreneurs to the resources vital to alleviating current economic stressors.” 

For all research inquiries, please contact Rachel Wertz at rwertz@walkerslegacy.com. 


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Walker’s Legacy is a digital platform for the professional and entrepreneurial multicultural woman and exists to inspire, equip, and engage through thought-provoking content, educational programming, and a global community.

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