Rachel Bruner

  • Active Member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since 2002
  • Served an LDS Mission to Panama, Panama City, from 1997–1999


Rachel Bruner (previously Woods) is a former writer for ThoughtCo. She comes from six generations of Latter-day Saints and has held various Church callings including missionary, Relief Society teacher, compassionate service leader, Enrichment assistant, primary counselor, primary secretary, primary teacher, ward activity committee chairperson, Relief Society newsletter editor, and visiting teacher. 

Rachel served an LDS mission to the Panama, Panama City Mission from 1997-1999; and wrote on LDS topics for ThoughtCo for nearly ten years. 


Rachel received an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Computer Information Technology from LDS Business College. She also graduated from the LDS Church's Seminary and Institute of Religion programs.

Rachel Bruner

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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