Early Life & Education
Rachel was born in North Dakota and her father was in the military. From the age of 9 to 21, she lived in the Philippines and went to college there, as well.
Rachel has a Bachelor's degree in Education as an English major, from Saint Joseph's College in 1994. Rachel also graduated with a Radio Broadcasting degree, she earned in 2014 at The Academy of Radio & Television Broadcasting.
Upon graduating from college, Rachel moved to the United States and settled in Oxnard.
Big Hype Marketing
Since 2016, Rachel Dares has been the PR Director for Big Hype Marketing. As the head of PR, she guides clients to help connect them with the media, industry movers, and shakers that help maximize their exposure and catapult their career. 
Traveling in Stilettos
Rachel hosts the blog Traveling in Stilettos which aims to explore the diverse mix of culture and people in the City of Los Angeles. The show is based on the concept of Los Angeles being its own melting pot for people fashion trends, red carpets, and film debuts.  Speaking primarily to an American audience, she encourages her viewers to change their mentality and show people the unique places, entertainment, food, and more that Los Angeles has to offer.