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Rachel S. Smith has facilitated groups in face-to-face and virtual settings for more than fifteen years. A fearless early adopter, she operates at the frontier of virtual collaboration, integrating technology and visual practice in support of remote workers and teams. Formerly, she was the Director of Digital Facilitation Services for The Grove Consultants International, designers of visual tools and services that enable organizations, teams, and individuals to successfully envision and implement innovation and change. 

Rachel is recognized for her work in making new technologies approachable through talks, trainings, and written materials. Rachel holds an MA in Education with an emphasis in educational technology from Stanford University and a BA in Art Education from Florida State University. She blogs at


Graphic Facilitator, Graphic Recorder, Strategic Visioning, Team Performance, Virtual and Remote Facilitation, Workshops & Trainings


Remote Graphic Facilitation, Graphic Recording on the iPad