Rachel Spence Siegel

Engagement Manager, Fair Trade Federation

Rachel joined the Fair Trade Federation in 2016, where she is responsible for the FTF's communications, engagement, online presence, and digital & print publications. Rachel is also on the steering committee of local campaign Fair Trade Philadelphia and the board of directors of Grow Ahead, a crowdfunding platform that supports small family farmers as they address the challenge of climate change in their communities. In 2019, she was named one of the gift and stationary industry's 40 under 40. Prior to the FTF, Rachel worked with fair trade farmer cooperatives in Ecuador for Runa, a tea and clean energy drink company. She also worked in the field of international trade policy in New York and with the United Nations in Washington, DC. Rachel has an MA in International Affairs from George Washington University’s Elliott School and a BA in International Economics & Commerce from Lafayette College.

Rachel is speaking at

Listen & Learn: Panel Session
March 19, 2020
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


  • Danny Alva (Speaker) Director Of Sales And Business Development, Del Pacifico Seafoods Group
  • Sarah de Lange (Speaker) Membership & Monitoring Officer, World Fair Trade Organization
  • Stephanie Lopez (Speaker) Special Programs Manager for Procurement Services, University of California, Office of the President
  • Rachel Spence Siegel (Moderator) Engagement Manager, Fair Trade Federation
  • Vikrant Giri (Speaker) Founder & CEO, Gallant International


Innovation throughout supply chains is critical if we are to meet the environmental, social and economic impact needed to ensure a sustainable and equitable future. Hear from a range of stakeholders leading efforts across sectors in ensuring that these needed investments are made in these systems and structures. 

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