Victoria Rachmaninoff is a Research Associate with the Global Restoration Initiative, where she focuses on the nexus of biodiversity and landscape restoration. She also works directly for Initiative 20x20, a country-led effort that aims to bring 50 million hectares of degraded land in Latin America and the Caribbean into restoration by 2030.

Before joining WRI, Victoria worked in Washington, DC as a Project Manager for the Moms Clean Air Force, a national non-profit working to create a safe, equitable future for all children through combating climate change and reducing air pollution. Victoria holds an M.S. in Ecosystem Science and Management and Environmental Policy from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in Anthropology and Studio Art from Carleton College.

In her free time, Victoria can often be found outside — hiking, biking, and exploring the forests and rivers of the Southeast. Victoria lives in Nashville, Tennessee.