Emily has more than ten years of experience working domestically and internationally with displaced and crisis-affected populations. With Global Communities, she is responsible for providing technical support and guidance to humanitarian protection programs, including Child Protection and Gender-Based Violence, and leading protection mainstreaming efforts within the Humanitarian Assistance portfolio. Emily also has experience in Safeguarding and PSEA in emergency response and is dedicated to ensuring we provide support to communities safely and with dignity. Prior to Global Communities, Emily worked for the International Labour Organization, primarily implementing child labor programming in Somalia. She has also supported refugees newly resettled in the U.S. in many capacities.
Emily holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and Political Science from Washington University in St. Louis and a master’s degree in Peace & Conflict Studies from the University of St. Andrews.