As a passionate, motivated teen looking to honor her own grandmother, Rachel Doyle started GlamourGals when she was only 17 years old. Over 12 years later, Rachel has the same enthusiasm and drive for the GlamourGals mission – to inspire and organize teens to provide ongoing companionship and complimentary beauty makeovers to elderly women living in nursing homes.
Her ability to continually streamline, evaluate, and redefine aspects of the organization has allowed the program to grow to over 1,400 volunteers in 67 Chapters spanning the country. Her motivation to create a movement of compassionate teen leaders and to bring dignity to aging women has not gone unnoticed.
When Rachel was still in high school, she was featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show. She has inspired and educated thousands about her experiences, speaking to professional groups, nonprofits, conferences, and schools, including Cornell University and Harvard College.
Rachel’s dedication has landed her numerous accolades. Just last month, The New York Yankees honored GlamourGals as a part of HOPE Week. Yankees players Nick Swisher, David Robertson, Brett Gardner and Cody Eppley joined GlamourGals to provide makeovers and manicures to senior residents. Rachel threw out the first pitch for the game that followed.
She recently won the Sally Hansen and Glamour Magazine Best of You Contest and will be featured in the September 2012 issue of the magazine. Rachel is a remarkable young leader who continuously has the ability to inspire individuals to improve the lives of others in our communities.
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