Rachel Grandits is a MA student at the University at Buffalo, pursuing a degree in Sustainability Leadership. Previously, Rachel obtained a Master’s Degree in Social Work at UB, however, she quickly realized that her passions lie in pursuing organizational work on a broader level. She is interested in food systems planning, issues of equity and accessibility, as well as impacts upon environment. Rachel has previously worked in mental health settings, and is continuing to pursue interests in social and environmental sustainability. In her spare time, Rachel loves to spend time in nature, cook, play music, read, paint and laugh.