Rebecca Weaver is the Associate Director of Development Operations at the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center where she supports the Center’s research, development, and operations efforts. Possessing extensive experience in the nonprofit sector leading diverse strategic initiatives that span the areas of health, education, economic stability, youth development and juvenile justice, Rebecca has worked nationally and internationally inspiring positive change. An accomplished nonprofit professional, Rebecca has managed numerous state, federal, and corporate grants where programs under her direction brought more than $4 million into the region(s) they served. Before joining the Atlantic Council, Rebecca also worked within the emergency management and disaster solutions field as a Government Consultant for the state of Florida where she worked on projects for the Florida Department of Emergency Management totaling more than $15 million. She also provided guidance to municipalities and state agencies on disaster mitigation plans and aided local governments in the interpretation of state and federal laws.
Rebecca is a graduate of the Florida State University College of Law where her studies focused on Government Relations, Administrative Law, and Business Law. Possessing an interest in international law, she studied European Union Law at the University of Oxford and holds specialized certificates in International Law and Diplomacy, and in Global Human Rights from the University of Pennsylvania’s Carey Law School.
Rebecca serves on the United States Global Leadership Coalition’s State Advisory Council for the state of Florida and is a member of the Phi Alpha Delta International Law Fraternity, Inc.