Rachel Lyn is a skilled facilitator of social innovation and advocate for change in living systems. With a Master's degree in Applied Behavioral Science focused on leadership and organizational development, she has over 13 years of experience in permaculture, ecological design, public place-making, and backyard climate action.
She is an energetic and engaging public speaker and facilitator. She hosts creative learning activities and trainings, develops place-making projects with ecological design, and activates creative community resilience projects for climate action and ecological restoration. Her commitment to decolonization and native vegetation restoration is evident in her work and activism.
Rachel Lyn has partnered with several organizations, including Transition US, Cooperative Development Institute, Resilience Hub, Women's Permaculture Guild, and the Center for an Ecology-based Economy, and several municipalities to promote positive change in living systems though education, participatory design and project management. As the Executive Director of 207Permaculture, a low-profit company that focuses on ecological leadership development, resilience planning, and regenerative economics in Wabenaki Territory, Rachel Lyn maintains a regenerative view of leadership that balances power, love, and justice an seeks mutually beneficial co-existence.
Rachel Lyn enjoys singing, yoga, cooking, playing ukulele, and homesteading. She lives in New Gloucester with her partner Mike, their son Ryan, and two cats.
If your project requires mapping skills and network weaving, we have that. If your are placemaking, or have multiple stakeholders to weave into the design process. We are learners first, never the expert.