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Martina Potlach

Sea Level Solutions Center Intern, at Florida International University (post grad)

Martina Malka Potlach works at the intersection of visual storytelling, resilient futures, and the environment. Originally from Argentina, she is a graduate of the University of Michigan (2019) and Florida International University (2023), where she received her Masters in landscape architecture with her thesis on the role of nature-based solutions in coastal resilience. As a storyteller, Martina integrates photography, film-making, and data visualization to tell multi-media environmental stories to elicit change and evoke emotion to protect our world. Martina is also the founder of Seedtalk, a science communication podcast amplifying climate resilience through nature. Currently, Martina works with the Adaptation Team at Miami-Dade County’s Office of Resilience where she focuses on sea-level rise adaptation. Martina has been honored with Miami Herald’s Silver Knight Award, the Landscape Architecture Foundation’s Innovation Award, Locust Project’s WaveMaker Award, among others. She has been featured in the Sun Sentinel Newspaper for her research and storytelling.

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