Emma Harjadi Herman (she/her) works as the Head of Education and Inclusion at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. Bringing the voices of artists and activists to a wider audience is a constant theme in her endeavours, both professional and voluntary. Prior to joining the Stedelijk, Emma worked for feminist fund Mama Cash, the Dutch and European civil service and for several non-profits. Emma was a fellow in the 2006 Amsterdam programme and remains an active member of the network, participating in P!oneers and the Addressing Anti-Semitism programme among others. Her voluntary work includes being on the board of Amsterdam artist collective LFMC and Atria, Institute on gender equality and women’s history. Emma has lived and worked in New York, Paris, Cotonou and Brussels. She is now back in her hometown Amsterdam where she lives with her partner and two children.
Updated October 2021