Rebecca Fishman Lipsey
President & CEO, Miami Foundation, Miami
The Miami Foundation is a $350-million philanthropic institution focused on strengthening Miami. Lipsey began her career as a public school teacher and became the youngest person ever to serve a four-year term on the Florida Board of Education. She started Radical Partners as a social-impact accelerator that incubates ventures that solve civic and community challenges, ranging from sea-level rise to educational equity and took over leadership of the Miami Foundation last year.
|EDUCATION||University of Pennsylvania (BA), University of Pennsylvania (MEd)|
|Civic Contribution||The Miami Foundation recently launched an effort to bring broadband internet to more than 100,000 disconnected students and families.|
|WOULD CHANGE about Florida||We must invest more heavily in climate resilience to make sure we remain beautiful and strong for generations to come.|