Emily graduated from Tufts University in 2016 with a B.A. in International Relations and French and a minor in Sociology. She now also holds an MSc in Gender, Development, and Globalisation from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her dissertation is titled, “U.S. Foreign Policy and Abortion Funding: A Critical Feminist Analysis of the Global Gag Rule.” She is a committed advocate for global reproductive justice and advancing women’s rights.
Emily has previously held internships at the Women’s Massachusetts Political Caucus and National Organization for Women, NYC (NOW). These positions gave her experience in advocacy for women’s rights with a specific concentration on state policy and reproductive rights. At NOW, she served as clinic escort coordinator, organizing volunteers to provide support outside a woman’s health clinic. In 2016, she was a Project Assistant at the Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School, increasing her commitment to using research to close gender gaps globally.