Hailing from New York City, Emma graduated Yale University with a B.A. magna cum laude in Political Science. After Yale, Emma received her M.A. in gender studies at the University of Cambridge through the Fox International Fellowship. At Yale, Emma was an editor for the Yale Daily News and was involved in different activist groups on campus, including the Yale Undergraduate Prison Project and the Yale Women’s Center. She was also awarded the Saybrook Fellows’ Prize for involvement in campus life and her residential college community. At Cambridge, she rowed for her college crew team.
As an editor for the Yale Daily News, Emma worked with hundreds of students on refining their writing and readying op-eds for publication in the campus newspaper. Prior to Yale, she taught creative and expository writing to high school students through Writopia Lab. She also has experience teaching through her volunteer work with Community Health Educators, an organization that offers workshops on health and nutrition to New Haven high school and middle school students. She can also tutor for the SAT (score 2390).
In her free time, Emma likes running, baking, and anything involving Tina Fey.