Rachel is the Founder of O’land Fill and Wash Stations, a plastics pollution reduction company. A Marine Ecologist, Rachel has a BSc. in Biology from McGill University and a MSc. in Ecology from UFSC in Brazil. During her studies she worked at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, and more recently as a Research Associate at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Her passion for ocean advocacy led her to work with Sylvia Earle Alliance-Mission Blue, and participate in a 21-day all-female research voyage about ocean plastics and health impacts with eXXpedition which inspired her to found O’land Fill and Wash Stations.