Rachel Holmes is a Masters student in Rhetoric, Composition, & Professional Communication at Iowa State University. She holds a Bachelor's degree in English from ISU with an emphasis in Rhetoric and a minor in Technical Communications, having graduated in 2013. Since then, she's served as an accomplished content professional in the technology space at start-ups and global organizations. She returns to her alma mater 10 years later to continue her studies and research in written, verbal, and design communications while continuing to work full-time. In her (limited) free time, Rachel enjoys reading fantasy books, playing board games, hiking, and listening to live music.