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About Rachael Baxter

Craving a platform where she could tell the inspiring stories of true agents of change, and in doing so elevate the conscious culture conversation, Rachael Baxter co-founded CONSCIOUS Magazine with her sister, Elena Baxter. As the magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, Rachael develops stories featuring social entrepreneurs, community development, local to global initiatives, and more, and is constantly striving to capture the zeitgeist of the ever-evolving conscious culture movement. Her involvement has also provided the opportunity to interview leaders from around the world to mentoring young leaders like when she spoke on Social Good at Harvard’s Igniting Innovation Summit, and on Leadership and Innovation at the UN International Youth Leaders Assembly. Watching Conscious Magazine grow from a vision into a global destination for curated conscious culture has been what she calls “both a thrilling and fulfilling experience.” Ultimately, Rachael is on a mission to work alongside the next generation of storytellers and journalists who seek to change the world through media. As the magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, Rachael develops stories featuring social entrepreneurs, community development, local to global initiatives, and more, and is constantly striving to capture the zeitgeist of the ever-evolving conscious culture movement. Her involvement has also provided the opportunity to interview leaders from around the world to mentoring young leaders like when she spoke on Social Good at Harvard’s Igniting Innovation Summit, and on Leadership and Innovation at the UN International Youth Leaders Assembly. Watching Conscious Magazine grow from a vision into a global destination for curated conscious culture has been what she calls “both a thrilling and fulfilling experience.”
Latest Posts | By Rachael Baxter
A Conversation With Donna Karan: Fashion to Healthcare
5 years ago

A Conversation With Donna Karan: Fashion to Healthcare

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What is it like to have a conversation with the globally acclaimed designer, Donna Karan? Eye-opening, educational, heartwarming, and inspiring.

Rachel Shechtman, Founder of STORY, hosted the conversation and …
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Conscious Magazine Print Donations to Rocking The Boat
5 years ago

Conscious Magazine Print Donations to Rocking The Boat

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It was a special day for us at Conscious Magazine, and first big step  towards our long-term mission, which is to build up the next generation of storytellers that make …
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Manifesto: The Refined Woman
5 years ago

Manifesto: The Refined Woman

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The meaning of a manifesto: a public declaration of policy and aims, a mission statement. At Conscious, when we highlight a story we first look for the person’s or organization’s mission. …
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Places To Go: “Good” STORY in New York City
5 years ago

Places To Go: “Good” STORY in New York City

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This month, STORY, a New York City based retail space is featuring an inspiring line-up of conscious goods. Founded by Rachel Shechtman, the 2000 square foot store located on 10th Avenue in …
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Inspiring Video by Livy’s Hope. Don’t Give Up. Give Back
5 years ago

Inspiring Video by Livy’s Hope. Don’t Give Up. Give Back

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I see a world that knows no limits. Where hope is stronger than fear. 

 

Q&A with “Freestyle Fashion Conference” Founder, Pavan Bahl
5 years ago

Q&A with “Freestyle Fashion Conference” Founder, Pavan Bahl

Q&A with Pavan Bahl, founder of Open Source Fashion and the New York City Freestyle Fashion Conference  held on March 29, 2014 at LIM College.

Conscious Speaks To Colgate University About Business and Social Impact
5 years ago

Conscious Speaks To Colgate University About Business and Social Impact

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One of the perks with Conscious Magazine is getting to share our story with students in hopes of inspiring them to pursue a career with social impact. …
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Conscious Magazine’s photostream
5 years ago

Conscious Magazine’s photostream

Conscious Magazine’s photostream on Flickr.

Purpose is Not for A Select Few. But For Everyone. 10 Questions To Ask Yourself
5 years ago

Purpose is Not for A Select Few. But For Everyone. 10 Questions To Ask Yourself

I believe we have an innate desire for purpose. I believe we are all meant for a purpose. I believe if we knew our purpose and committed …
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Designer: Popinjay, Aspiring to Create a More Just, More Beautiful World With Style
5 years ago

Designer: Popinjay, Aspiring to Create a More Just, More Beautiful World With Style

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Conscious talks to Saba Gul, founder of Popinjay, to showcase her beautifully crafted handbags made by artisans in Pakistan while learning about the …
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Letter From The Editor – First Issue Feedback

I am really excited about 2014 and the opportunity to continue producing stories that make a difference. The beginning of the new year  also means we are gearing up for …
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Inspired Goods by Independent Makers
5 years ago

Inspired Goods by Independent Makers

Scout Mob is a  new conscious culture discovery shop site dedicated to featuring local independent makers. Scout Mob celebrates independent makers by seeking out their inspired goods and crafted experiences, …
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The Feast (NYC Series): Take The Leap
5 years ago

The Feast (NYC Series): Take The Leap

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When building your dream, it requires taking a leap.

What’s new in New York City? The Feast dinners.  The Feast is …
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Human Rights Day. Learn How You Can Support This Special day
5 years ago

Human Rights Day. Learn How You Can Support This Special day

Make a promise and fight for someone’s rights…Human Rights Day is celebrated to “intensify our efforts to fulfill our collective responsibility to promote and protect the rights and dignity …
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Giving Tuesday! Help Good Go Viral!
5 years ago

Giving Tuesday! Help Good Go Viral!

Giving Tuesday is a movement to create a national day of giving to kick off the season! Explore the ways you can support something bigger than yourself. “No one has …
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Conscious Weekend: 24 Hours of Happy
5 years ago

Conscious Weekend: 24 Hours of Happy

For this weekend, we are loving 24 Hours of Happy, a 4 minute song created by Pharrell, but a 24-hour long music video of  people dancing. We love to …
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The New York City Issue: Letter From the Editor
5 years ago

The New York City Issue: Letter From the Editor

Everyone has a story. Everyone has gone through something that changed them. -Author unknown

This past Summer, I attended an event in New York City where guests were asked …
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Cultures of Love: Hosting 10 Days of Fashion That Gives Back! You’re Invited
5 years ago

Cultures of Love: Hosting 10 Days of Fashion That Gives Back! You’re Invited

The socially responsible E-Boutique, Cultures of Love, brings consciously chic fashion, beauty and art to the streets of NYC for the holidays with their “Creeds of Love” interactive pop-up shop …
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Conscious Weekend: Woman Breaks Out Dancing Before A Double Mastectomy
5 years ago

Conscious Weekend: Woman Breaks Out Dancing Before A Double Mastectomy

This video brings a 1000 smiles to our faces! We love her. “Facing a double mastectomy with grace takes courage. Facing one with courage and joy is extraordinary.

But …
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The Beautifully Made Empowerment Film by Krochet Kids Intl.
5 years ago

The Beautifully Made Empowerment Film by Krochet Kids Intl.

“Empowerment requires much more than a single transaction or temporary assistance. This is the truth we [Krochet Kids] have found in our work.” -Krochet Kids Intl. The Empowerment …
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Run & Fell | Inspired by Manchester’s Industrial Legacy
5 years ago

Run & Fell | Inspired by Manchester’s Industrial Legacy

Run & Fell | Drawing on their city’s (Manchester, England) rich creative and industrial legacy, their garments are …
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Glenn Close – Leading the Conversation to End the Stigma of Mental Illness
6 years ago

Glenn Close – Leading the Conversation to End the Stigma of Mental Illness

Glenn Close is known for her countless roles as an actress in film, television and on stage over the years. She has been recognized for her work …
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Set People Free of Racial Boundaries
6 years ago

Martin Luther King, Jr. Set People Free of Racial Boundaries

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity. -Martin Luther King, Jr. …
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A Message to World Changers by Kevin Ostromecki of Altix Clothing [Video]
6 years ago

A Message to World Changers by Kevin Ostromecki of Altix Clothing [Video]

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Meet Kevin Ostromecki, the creator of  Altix Clothing, and the voice behind their latest video of “WE are the Next Generation of World Changers.” Kevin and his Atlix team created …
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PAPERFASHION: WHEN IMAGINATION BECOMES A CAREER
6 years ago

PAPERFASHION: WHEN IMAGINATION BECOMES A CAREER

Katie Rodgers is an entrepreneur rockstar and the creator of Paperfashion. Back in May 2010, I came across the wonderful discovery of Katie Rodgers of Paperfashion via …
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