Pronouns: She / Her / Hers
Rachel Weber is a Strategist at Mission Partners, where she guides purpose-driven organizations in realizing their greatest social impact. By centering equity, building trust, and co-creating effective and creative communications strategies, Rachel is committed to helping clients achieve transformational impact.
Rachel comes to Mission Partners with a background in political communications and environmental and climate justice campaign organizing. Most recently, Rachel led the North Carolina media and communications strategy for NextGen America, the largest youth voter turnout organization in the nation. Prior to her work on the 2020 elections, she was a campaigner at Dogwood Alliance, where she worked in coalitions and communities across the U.S. South to advance forest protection and climate justice. She also directed outreach canvasses and campaigns to advance clean energy and environmental protections with Environment North Carolina.
Rachel earned her B.A. in Public Policy Studies at Duke University, where she co-founded the Duke Climate Coalition and got her start in activism while campaigning for divestment from fossil fuels. Outside of work, Rachel remains active in North Carolina politics and organizing, and she serves as a board member of Toxic Free NC, an organization that advances environmental justice and public health by fighting pesticide pollution and exposure. Rachel is based in Durham, NC, where she enjoys the greenways, parks, and other special places North Carolina has to offer.