Emily is a researcher, writer, coder, and designer. Her research interests focus on public health, crisis studies, and narratives of place and self. She is excited to pursue research at the MIT Civic Design Initiative.
Emily graduated from Wellesley College with a BA in economics. While in college, she conducted research on economic inequality and renewable energy markets at MIT Sloan and the Harvard Kennedy School, respectively. After graduation, she worked in strategy consulting before returning to academia to work as a researcher at Harvard Business School. At HBS, she helped write book chapters and business cases on the history of ethics, spiritual values, and environmentalism in the private sector, among other subjects. She also worked as a freelance UX researcher for tech and finance clients and moonlighted on weekends as an apprentice chocolatière at Gâté Comme des Filles.
She loves cooking and baking for friends, reading in the company of her cat, and spending time outside with her partner.