Rachel Hauber graduated from Iowa State University in May 2015, with a degree in Environmental Engineering and a degree in Environmental Science. Since then she has worked for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, as well as the Iowa State Forest Nursery. She has a passion for increasing biodiversity in farming and urban settings. She also hopes to combine a variety of approaches in solving environmental problems, in order to create more robust solutions. She began her MS in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy at the University of Minnesota in Fall 2019.