Youth Advisory Board Member

University of Michigan

Rachel (she/her) is a political science student at the University of Michigan on the pre-law track. She is passionate about combatting the climate crisis and has been a climate advocate for over four years. Her advocacy has focused on policy, education and organizing. She has testified for climate legislation, developed and pushed for climate curriculum in schools and organized international actions and demonstrations surrounding the climate crisis. Her work in climate has led her to be selected as a delegate in the 2023 United States Local Conference of Youth, Governor’s Page Program and Northwestern Global Engagement Summit.

Outside of climate, Rachel’s interests include journalism, baking and travel.

Quote: “I’m very excited to begin working on the Youth Leadership Academy!”