Rahel Kern was born in Germany in 1978 and moved to England after completing high school. She studied for a BA and MA in philosophy at the University of Reading with a focus on modern European Philosophy. She has been an avid student of Anthroposophy since her teens, with a particular interest in Steiner's contributions to philosophy and the evolution of consciousness as reflected in the development of thought through the centuries. She currently lives in London and works in international marketing. Her work takes her on frequent travels around the globe.