Rebecca is an artist and entrepreneur who has spent nearly a decade elevating unseen heritage artists to the global limelight. She started Roots Studio, which digitizes endangered cultural art into an online library for licensing into fashion and retail, with returns of 5 - 20x the status quo price. She is a Forbes 30 Under 30, Echoing Green Fellow, a US Department of State Innovation Delegate, and an Unreasonable Group Fellow. Her work has been written in PBS, TechCrunch, WGSN, MIT Technology Review, Core77, The Guardian, and Stanford Social Innovation Review.
Rebecca also builds mapping technology for disaster resiliency and culture preservation with partners such as Cloud to Street, the World Bank, and UN agencies. She helped develop virtual dashboards for The Government of India for water planning throughout peri-urban India. Rebecca started her journey as a Fulbright Scholar and National Geographic Explorer in India on the project, “The Secret Life of Urban Animals”.
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