Emily is a Program Associate for the Aspen Institute’s Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (PSI). Before joining the Institute, Emily was an associate with the American Association of University Women (AAUW)’s Fellowships and Programs division. There, she managed Empower, a leadership and action program that aims to eliminate the gender pay and leadership gaps, and she co-developed and implemented overall program strategy for the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders. Before that, she was a coordinator at the National Organization for Women (NOW), where she organized NOW’s annual conference and activist events, helped implement NOW’s Strategic Action Program, and managed communication with coalition partners.
Emily served on the 2016-17 and 2017-18 Executive Committee of the Women’s Information Network (WIN), a local professional, political, and social network dedicated to informing, connecting, and empowering progressive women. Emily is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations. She was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, and in her free time enjoys reading, cooking, and spoiling her rescue beagle Darcy.