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Rachel Rivera

Chief Operating Officer, Wild Lives Foundation

Rachel Rivera is the Chief Operating Officer of Wild Lives Foundation, a nonprofit organization launched by Jody Allen and focused on climate, marine and wildlife conservation, arts and culture and other philanthropic initiatives.

Rachel serves on the boards of Sealife Response, Rehabilitation and Research (SR3), an organization dedicated to improving the health and welfare of marine wildlife in the Pacific Northwest, One Earth Philanthropy, an organization dedicated to accelerate collective action to solve the climate crisis through groundbreaking science, inspiring media, and an innovative approach to climate philanthropy and as an ex officio member to Washington Wildlife First, an organization dedicated exclusively to monitoring and reforming Washington state’s Department of Fish and Wildlife.  Rachel is additionally a member of the leadership team at Daughters for Earth, a global movement and philanthropic fund, co-founded by Jody Allen and Zainab Salbi, which supports women working to fight the climate crisis.

Previously, Rachel worked directly with Jody Allen in her role as the trustee of the Paul G. Allen Trust and Chair of Vulcan Inc. on philanthropic initiatives. In that role, Rachel worked on philanthropic, product and film strategy, including work in oceans, conservation, communities, and climate.

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