Executive Diretcor of Miami Waterkeeper
Rachel Silverstein the Executive Director of Miami Waterkeeper. She works Rachel Silverstein joined Miami Waterkeeper as Executive Director & Waterkeeper in June of 2014. Rachel received a Ph.D. in the Department of Marine Biology and Fisheries from the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School for Marine and Atmospheric Science in 2012. Her research focused on the effect of climate change on reef corals. Under her leadership Miami Waterkeeper pushed to become a leading advocate for our environment and a powerful voice for clean water. Our work is effective because we employ a multi-dimensional approach that includes community outreach, scientific research, and advocacy. They have achieved massive water wins including the rescue of hundreds of threatened corals from a dangerous dredging project, avoiding the discharge of millions of gallons of toxic chemicals into waterways, and working with hundreds of volunteers to pick up thousands of pounds of trash and restore acres of habitat. Through their efforts, Miami Waterkeeper supports a vibrant and resilient South Florida coastal community and environment for future generations.