Rachael Denhollander is an attorney, advocate, and educator who became known internationally as the first woman to speak publicly after filing a police report against USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, one of the most prolific sexual abusers in recorded history. As a result of her activism, more than 250 women came forward as survivors of Nassar's abuse, leading to his life imprisonment.
Rachael was named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People and one of Glamour magazine's Women of the Year in 2018. Additionally, she received the Inspiration of the Year award from Sports Illustrated and was a joint recipient of ESPN's Arthur Ashe Courage Award. She regularly appears in national and international media and is a New York Times and Vox op-ed contributor.
Rachael and her husband, Jacob, live in Louisville, Kentucky, with their four young children.