Emma (she/her) has more than six years of experience in the non-profit sector, in those years she worked on various projects striving to build community strength by facilitating access to resources, knowledge, and networks in the Greater Toronto/Hamilton Area. Joining the team early in 2022, Emma’s work at CivicAction contributes to her long time interest in working toward cultivating meaningful equity in urban spaces.
Emma holds an MSc in Gender, Development, and Globalization from the London School of Economics and Political Science where her research looked at the ways in which public policy measures impact women’s economic empowerment in unplanned urban settlements. Before that she completed her Honours BA from Victoria College at the University of Toronto. In addition to her degrees Emma has earned certificates in Public Policy Analysis and Modern Diplomacy from the London School of Economics and the United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies, respectively.
When she’s not at work you can find Emma out for a run, searching for the best gluten free food in town, or helicopter parenting her two cats.