Emma grew up in California and went to community college in Seattle, Washington. She graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Society and Environment at the end of 2016. While there she worked at the Center for Environmental Health in Oakland, founded Students with Standing Rock at Berkeley, and wrote a thesis on land grabs in the cacao sector of Indonesia. Upon graduation, Emma was awarded a grant to pursue a social-justice project to foster environmental awareness in predominantly conservative states in America. Today, she continues to work on that project, Delta Collaborative, with a traveling environmental museum based out of New Orleans. Emma intends to pursue a masters in political ecology and social change-making in the near future, after-which she will continue her career in environmental pedagogy.
Updated May 2018