Senior Advisor, Research
Emily leads programmatic planning and works with environmentally and culturally vulnerable destinations on the adoption of policies and practices that result in responsible growth. She has extensive experience with international development programs and has worked with communities, NGOs, governments and businesses to enhance the economic and environmental vitality of rural areas. Her areas of specialization include project, financial, and organizational management; monitoring and evaluation; research, reporting and proposal development; and capacity building and training.
Prior to joining Sustainable Travel International, Emily led a team of six at Green Empowerment to expand renewable energy and water access in remote regions of Latin America and Southeast Asia.
She received a BA from Pomona College in international relations and an MA in international policy studies from Stanford University, where she was also a researcher at the Center for Democracy, Development and Rule of Law.