Rachid is originally from the city of Fez, in Morocco, where he graduated with a degree in Linguistics. Rachid moved to the U.S. in 1998 and joined OneWorld Now! in 2002. He has been teaching Arabic with OWN for 15 years and continued to develop the Arabic curriculum for OWN’s Global Leadership Program, STARTALK Summer Language & Leadership Camp, and study abroad programs. In addition, Rachid has presented at numerous STARTALK conferences on teaching Arabic.
Outside of OneWorld Now!, Rachid loves to run, cook, and spend time with his daughter.