Racquel Asante is Co-Executive Director at Educopia Institute, where she is responsible for finance and people operations. Along with Co-Executive Directors Katherine Kim and Jessica Meyerson, she supports Educopia’s commitment to empower collaborative communities to create, share, and preserve knowledge. Racquel worked for Toys Et Cetera in Chicago, IL as Store Manager for 13 years. Prior to joining Educopia, Racquel held three roles at the University of Chicago as Department Assistant in the English Language and Literature Department, Financial and Grant Coordinator in the Humanities Division, and Payment Reconciliation Analyst for the Shared Services Central Office. She has a Master’s in Business Administration from National Louis University located in Chicago, IL.