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Rachel Goslins serves as Director of the Arts and Industries Building (AIB) at the Smithsonian. Formerly, she was Executive Director of the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, an advisory committee to the White House on cultural policy, from 2009 until 2015. Under her management, the Committee launched three major national initiatives in education and cultural diplomacy, facilitated significant private investment in the arts and humanities, and spearheaded a successful campaign to use high-profile artists, actors and musicians as advocates for arts education. Prior to her appointment, Rachel founded a documentary production company, directing feature documentaries and working on productions for the Public Broadcasting Service, the Discovery Channel, the National Geographic Channel, and History. She also served as the Director of the Independent Digital Distribution Lab, a joint PBS/ITVS project. Before working in the arts, Rachel was an international copyright attorney with Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher and the U.S. Copyright Office. Rachel received her B.A. in English Literature and her J.D. from UCLA's School of Law. She is a 2012 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.