Rachael Cristine Woody brings excellent leadership and management skills to collaborative projects. She offers archivists and other information specialists an array of strategies to improve access and discoverability of their resources with a particular focus on content development utilizing new technologies. It’s always a pleasure to work with Rachael due to her inspiring and motivating… Continue reading Testimonial
Rachael Cristine Woody is a brilliant and energetic colleague with great take-charge managerial skills and an aptitude for quick learning--and always with a beautiful smile on her face. She's also a very patient teacher! - DH See all testimonials...
Rachael is adept at identifying collection management needs and pro-actively addressing them by outlining issues and working at effective solutions. She has repeatedly contributed to far-reaching projects that benefit the entire Smithsonian archival community, not just her own unit. Her professionalism is clearly evident; it is a pleasure to work with someone who is so… Continue reading Testimonial
Rachael Woody acted as the project manager for a multi-dimensional imaging and web project digitizing the Ernst Herzfeld papers of the Freer|Sackler Archives collection under a Smithsonian grant. I was the imaging specialist contractor hired for the project and reported to Rachael. She organized the logistics for packing and transporting the objects for imaging and… Continue reading Testimonial
I had the opportunity to intern with Rachael this spring, and she made it nothing short of an incredible experience. She effortlessly welcomed and included me in their office environment, created an exciting but doable project for our time together, and provided fantastic personal and career guidance throughout. During my internship, I had the chance… Continue reading Testimonial
Rachael Woody is an energetic and creative member of the staff. She has been responsible for carrying out complex and detailed projects, and she excels at communicating with non-specialists. - NM See all testimonials...
During my tenure at the Smithsonian, I found Rachael to be a wonderful colleague. She was extremely proactive on accurately maintaining her project funds. In addition to being pleasant to work with, she was also very competent in funds management. - TC See all testimonials...
Rachael has been a wonderful colleague to work with. Passionate about archives and the role of archives in the Smithsonian and in education, it was a great honor to collaborate with Rachael on some great initiatives during our time at the Freer|Sackler. You can rely on Rachael as a trusted colleague and as a great… Continue reading Testimonial
Rachael is an accomplished archivist and bound to become a leader in historic preservation for the state of Oregon. Thanks to her professional skills and active outreach to the Oregon wine community, she has been able to secure thousands of dollars in grants in support of projects for the Oregon Wine History Archive at Linfield… Continue reading Testimonial
Here is a light so brilliant you feel it, yea, even 2800 miles away from the Pacific Northwest. Highly professional and warm, Rachael’s energy and motivations are effectively transforming academic archives. Having recently taken up residence in the District’s Smithsonian (Freer|Sackler), I can attest to the fruits of her labor here also – digital and… Continue reading Testimonial