Iris van der Veen
Senior Water Challenge Ambassador
Iris van der Veen is a 16 year old Sophomore attending Miami Palmetto Senior High School. She is a Girl Scout Leader-in-Training and is an active member of the Miami Surfrider Organization in which she helps with beach cleanups and making restaurants more ocean friendly. Some day, she hopes to become an Environmental Scientist in order to help change the world and create a sustainable environment. Some of her hobbies include writing, reading great novels, traveling abroad, communicating in foreign languages, paddle-boarding, and spending time with family and friends. Iris is very grateful to be a part of the EarthEcho Water Challenge this year.